Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small sedge related to cotton grass, growing in tufts on wet moors and bogs.
- ‘Use a single clump of deergrass in the landscape as a specimen, or plant three or five together to create an accent grouping.’
- ‘There are several fungi that infect the leaves of deergrass, causing debilitation, but usually not death.’
- ‘Abe wears his signature field trip hat that he wove with juncus and deergrass.’
- ‘The primary coils are probably made from culms of deergrass.’
- ‘In Georgia, Barber determined that tobacco budworm developed principally on toadflax during April and May for one to two generations, followed by one generation on deergrass during June and July and two to three generations on beggarweed during July through October.’
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.