Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An Asian tree of the elm family, often cultivated as an ornamental, for its timber, or as a bonsai tree.
- ‘Made of Japanese zelkova wood, the altar stands 6 meters high and measures 3.5 meters wide.’
- ‘The area, covering 40,000 square metres, will have about 1,500 trees of various kinds including camphor trees, magnolia and pointed zelkova.’
- ‘The tall, zelkova tree beside the pagoda is draped with lanterns on the Buddha's Birthday in May of every 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.