Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A popular variety of grape.
- ‘Preferably the grape aroma is gordo.’
- ‘You know the varietal tide is turning when a lowly worker grape such as gordo blanco can command more dollars than even the cheapest Chardonnay.’
Abbreviation of Spanish gordo blanco, literally ‘fat white’.
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.