Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for okra
- ‘Usually they are long, thin and tapered, which is why they are also called ‘ladies' fingers ’, but some of them are short and stubby, others are round and they range from dark or light green to bright red.’
- ‘The general appearance of the pods has resulted in their having the name ‘ladies' fingers’.’
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.