Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A North American fern with long slender tapering fronds that form new plantlets where the tips touch the ground, typically growing on limestone.
- ‘The blocks of limestone in the forest's ravine are covered with lush growths of mosses, lichens, liverworts and walking ferns.’
- ‘Mosses and walking ferns may grow in the cooler air and in the low light of the cave entrance.’
- ‘This trail's namesake is a large boulder located near the midpoint that is covered with walking ferns.’
- ‘This area, from Kemble Mount to Dodd's Hill is filled with fissures and is another SBTC fern paradise - watch for walking ferns and much more.’
- ‘I have been trying to grow walking ferns from spores, with little or no success until this last year.’
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.