Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A common disease of apple trees caused by the ascomycete fungus Venturia inaequalis, characterized by the occurrence of dark blotches on the leaves and dark scab-like spots on the fruit.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in American Naturalist.
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.