Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A plant of the daisy family, which produces fragrant lilac flowers in winter.
- ‘I was interested to read your comment about winter heliotrope being an introduced species.’
- ‘In areas where thick leafy ground cover is needed over damp areas, the rampant winter heliotrope sends up sweet almond scented flowers before the leaves in February.’
- ‘In winter you have dogwoods, mosses, lichens, fungi and winter heliotrope.’
- ‘And elsewhere in the county Asian laurel and winter heliotrope, originally from Africa, are smothering native species.’
- ‘Where the rough path to the butterfly meadow leads off from the main loop, look for flowers of the winter heliotrope.’
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.