Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A North American elm that has extremely short leafstalks and flat corky projections on its branchlets.
- ‘Willow oak, with its narrow toothless leaves, and winged elm also grow here.’
- ‘Loblolly pine, winged elm, blackgum, southern red oak, and shortleaf pine individually contributed more than 5% of the total stems.’
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.