Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A bluish fungus which grows on food, some kinds of which are used to produce blue cheeses or antibiotics such as penicillin.
- ‘Like the blue mold that turns the Amish milk into cheese, his addition as general manager has turned the co-op into a going operation.’
- ‘The actor in this drama is Penicillium expansum, otherwise known as blue mold.’
- ‘It must be given proper time to let the blue mold form and grow, giving it that extra-added flavor you just won't find in other dairy products.’
- ‘The combination of its double-cream softness and the tanginess of the blue mould may have been accidental, but it is world-class.’
- ‘If one orange was attacked by blue mold, the tissue would help keep it from spreading to others in the pack.’
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.