Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for huisache
- ‘The most plentiful species to be found are the carob tree, scrub oak, vera palosanto, gutacaro, yellow mombin, nectarine, thistle, sponge tree, yaque, and Venezuela's national tree, the araguanay.’
- ‘A very tall sponge tree was removed in 2006 because it was in danger of bringing down the stone structure that supported it.’
- ‘She is so fascinated with the fake grass and sponge trees.’
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.