Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘These lovely little drum continued to be rather common this summer, possibly due to the increased brackishness in the Tappan Zee.’
- ‘During our visit we came across evidence of the brackishness of many of the coastal water supplies, and noticed the lack of locally produced fruit and vegetables.’
- ‘With each seasonal death of the marsh, some of the carp, crabs, and crayfish succeed in escaping to the brackishness of Sonoma Creek, from which they migrated.’
- ‘Until the drought of the 1960s and 1970s which accentuated brackishness in the river, it was most suitable for rice cultivation all year round.’
- ‘When used at the table it imparts a slight saltiness without the brackishness or lip cringing effect of other salts.’
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.