Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small melon with pale green flesh and an orange skin ribbed with green.
- ‘The Ogen, named for the Israeli kibbutz where it was developed, has a yellow skin with green stripes rather than fissures, and green flesh.’
- ‘In 1992 I managed a fair crop of Ogen melons in my well-placed cold greenhouse.’
1960s: from the name of a kibbutz in Israel.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.