Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for rubber plant (sense 2)
- ‘Something is wrong with my 3-ft high India rubber tree which has been thriving and has produced several foot-high shoots from its base.’
- ‘Still baffled, be bought a quantity of the sap as it comes from the India Rubber tree, and experimented with that.’
- ‘The India Rubber Tree has the latex sap common to this family.’
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.