Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A layer of vegetation beneath the main canopy of a forest.
- ‘There are virtually no shrubs left to form an understorey.’
- ‘We had not previously examined this area because of the denseness of the understorey.’
- ‘The understorey in the ancient woodland is mainly hazel stools.’
- ‘The understorey in the forest depends on the type of trees growing there.’
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.