Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘It has been lying quietly, exuding some form of almost chemical attractor for a few days.’
- ‘Plants such as dill, coriander, and Queen Anne's lace - when allowed to flower - are among the best beneficial insect attractors you can grow.’
- ‘The heat island of Tokyo has been one of the leading attractors of crows migrating to the city.’
- ‘There have always been arguments amongst anglers whether or not multi-coloured beads and various flashy attractors really enhance your catch rate.’
- ‘The stable points act as attractors, and correspondingly unstable points as repellers.’
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.