Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for scorzonera
- ‘The young leaves of black salsify are also edible, but at present, do not appear on the vegetable in markets.’
- ‘I have cooked black salsify before - it has been described as tasting like an oyster but I think it tastes more like a cooked radish.’
- ‘With Jerusalem artichokes and black salsify only a few pieces of roots left in the ground are sufficient to guarantee a profuse harvest the next year.’
- ‘I picked out a nice bunch of black salsify from the left of this basket.’
- ‘I learned that the Netherlands is one of the largest producers of black salsify, so I guess you might have to get used to seeing it in your vegetable subscription.’
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.