Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- West Indian term for lemongrass
- ‘Miss Tomasa treats a person with fever with a mixture of fever grass [lemon grass] and lemonade.’
- ‘Also known as barbed wire grass, silky heads, citronella grass, or fever grass, this versatile herb is the perfect ingredient for teas, beverages, herbal medicines, and Eastern-inspired cuisines.’
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.