Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A twining European weed related to the docks, with heart-shaped leaves and small white flowers.
- ‘As some weeds germinate mainly in the spring, black bindweed, knotgrass and orache are very unlikely to be a problem in winter cereals.’
- ‘In spring wheat, increasing the sowing density reduced black bindweed biomass and seed production.’
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.