Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A mango of a variety which has pale green skin when ripe.
- ‘From June to August it is time for safeda, siroli, chausa, langra, dussehri and malda from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and West Bengal.’
2Indian A person who is lame or unable to walk.
From Hindi lāngra ‘lame’.
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.