Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A plant of the nettle family which lacks stinging hairs, native to warm regions and widely grown as an indoor plant.
- ‘The genus Pilea, a member of the family Urticaceae, contains over 200 species of herbaceous perennials and annuals found in the tropics except Australia.’
- ‘A pilea is a tropical plant grown for its attractive foliage, which comes in several colorful varieties.’
- ‘The many species of Pilea (Aluminium Plant) grow best in an east window or a medium light intensity.’
Modern Latin, from Latin pileus ‘felt cap’.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.