Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Ethylene or propylene gas mixtures were renewed every day after aeration of the jars.’
- ‘This process requires soil aeration and a neutral or alkaline soil environment.’
- ‘If raised indoors, aeration should be adjusted to produce large bubbles.’
- ‘The local iron ore gives the teapot a porous molecular structure thus allowing the aeration of the tea inside.’
- ‘It should be porous for root aeration and drainage, but also able to retain water and nutrients.’
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.