Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Any of several fungal diseases of plants causing rough, dark-coloured patches or outgrowths on the fruit, stem, etc.; especially potato wart disease, caused by the soil-borne pathogen Synchytrium endobioticum (also called black wart).Related black wart
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Western Agriculturist.
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.