Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The shoots grow off of longer horizontal or drooping branchlets.’
- ‘Overlap one branchlet or bundle over the cut ends of the last to hide them and the wire.’
- ‘Here we introduce a new procedure, branchlet shaking, and compare it with chemical knockdown.’
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.