Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A nematode, especially a small soil nematode that can become a serious pest of crops and ornamental plants.
- ‘The young eelworms make their way to the growing roots of the plant, which they penetrate.’
- ‘The microscopic eelworms live and feed within the bulbs and foliage.’
- ‘The eelworm's eggs are watered into the soil, where they hatch and infect slugs, preventing them from feeding.’
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.