Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for "mossy stonecrop"
- ‘These rock figures in nature are grown over with wall pepper and sengrene even in steep mountain crevices.’
- ‘The plant's folk names are fascinating: Jupiter's Beard, old man and old woman, stonecrop, wall pepper, sengrene, and welcome-home-husband-though-never-so-drunk.’
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.