Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The first job was ploughing the browntop down and producing great quantities of short rotation one-year grass which produced green feed from the rotting turf.’
- ‘Nepalese browntop is native to Asia and was accidentally introduced into America sometime around 1920.’
- ‘Much of the early cultivation work was without Roundup and Truebridge says the browntop returned within two years.’
- ‘When moderate maintenance and pesticide use is of importance, the choice of browntop bent is increasingly interesting.’
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.