Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A buff-coloured woodland toadstool with a greasy cap, found in both Eurasia and North America and typically growing in tufts and often in rings.
- ‘Little grilled quails with spring butter caps and giblet sauce.’
- ‘They sell maitake, shiitake, oyster, lion's mane, chestnut, scallops and butter cap mushrooms in 1/2 pound sacks for $6 and one pound sacks for $10.’
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.