Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A common Eurasian pasture grass with soft downy leaves.
- ‘There is evidence that Yorkshire fog may have an allelopathic effect on other plants in the sward.’
- ‘I also think they do not really like the Yorkshire fog very much at this time of year.’
- ‘It looks a bit like Yorkshire fog although it is quite early for it to be flowering.’
Late 19th century: fog from fog.
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.