Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A blue-flowered plant of the bellflower family, whose shiny brown seeds inside their open capsule supposedly resemble looking glasses.
- ‘Cultivate arable margins on appropriate sites to encourage autumn-germinating rare wildflowers such as shepherd's needle, cornflower and Venus's looking glass.’
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.