Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘It is also known as the windflower and zephyr flower.’
- ‘One of the most unusual-looking fall-planted bulbs is the Grecian windflower.’
- ‘Tulips and windflowers are up and feisty in the breeze.’
- ‘Although crocuses and windflowers are tiny, they are brave little imps and often the first heralds of spring.’
- ‘Dutch crocuses are followed by brilliant blue Greek windflower, ‘King Alfred’ daffodils, and orange, red, and yellow tulips.’
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.