Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A drought-resistant legume which produces black seeds, Vigna mungo (formerly Phaseolus mungo) (family Fabaceae (Leguminosae)), which is closely related to the mung and is widely grown in India and elsewhere in tropical Asia as a pulse.
Mid 18th century.
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.