Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A widely distributed mushroom with a tall, narrow cap and slender white stem, turning into a black liquid after the spores are shed.See also shaggy ink cap
- ‘The Common Ink Cap has a smooth appearance without the noticeable shaggy looking outer covering.’
- ‘I have to say I am still a bit puzzled, I don't think they are common ink caps, they are very brown and more sturdy than I would expect, also that very low ring zone with the scales beneath is a distinctive feature.’
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.