Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A lightweight material (such as polypropylene film) placed over growing plants to protect them, unsupported except by the plants themselves.
- ‘The best way to stop insects from attacking your crop is to grow lettuce under a floating cloche.’
- ‘Frost protection will not be as good as with most other types of cloche, but a floating cloche will help to warm the soil and will aid germination.’
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.