Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An edible mushroom which has a cap with a lobed fleshy margin, the underside of which bears downward-pointing spore-bearing spines, common in both Eurasia and North America.
- ‘The hedgehog fungus has spines under the cap that can be easily brushed off.’
- ‘I was checking with my father-in-law who identified it as a hedgehog fungus.’
- ‘Others such as the hedgehog fungus have small teeth which are only visible when one looks under the cap.’
- ‘The fantastically-named hedgehog fungus with broccoli and the old favorite of prawn with noodles were both well executed.’
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.