Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A widely distributed poisonous plant of the parsley family, which grows in wet habitats.
- ‘And when do you stop thinking everything is one of the various water dropworts?’
- ‘Some of the water dropworts propagate by falling over.’
- ‘Thus, the inventive water dropwort has uniform nutrient distribution.’
- ‘All five British Lemna species, all five Rorippa species, and all three British watermilfoils, all but one of the seven British water dropworts, and two-thirds of the British pondweeds can be found on site.’
- ‘The unimproved northern field has a species-rich flora that includes cuckoo flower, marsh marigold, ragged robin, pepper saxifrage, corky-fruited water dropwort, tubular water dropwort and green-winged orchid.’
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.