Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A brown moth whose caterpillars are pests of cabbages and related plants.
- ‘Plant cabbage, broccoli, bok choi and all types of mustard until mid-September, covering with lightweight row covers to exclude cabbage fly and cabbage moth.’
- ‘The other significant pest of these plants is the cabbage moth.’
- ‘Certain companion plants are said to prevent the cabbage moths from being able to alight and lay their eggs.’
- ‘They are known to eat cabbage moths, bollworms, tomato hornworms and broccoli worms.’
- ‘If you'd never thought that the world's biggest collection of cabbage moths could inspire deep thoughts, pick up a copy of this book.’
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.