Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for tinder fungus
- ‘Hubby says it is hoof fungus (Fomes fomentarius), great for making tinder apparently!’
- ‘Fomes fomentarius, the Hoof Fungus, does look just like a horse's hoof.’
- ‘The Tinder Fungus or, as we call it, the Hoof Fungus likes to grow on old birch trees up here.’
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.