Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A West African tree which has a distinctive pagoda-like shape and yields weather-resistant timber.
- ‘Idigbo grows rapidly and reaches a height of 120 to 150 feet in the natural forest, with a straight and clear bole up to 70 feet.’
- ‘Idigbo was first brought to Costa Rica from Africa in the 1980's.’
A local name.
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.