Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for shaggy ink cap
- ‘Shaggy cap, shaggy mane, and lawyer's wig are all names for Coprinus comatus, an edible mushroom common in Britain and generally in temperate zones.’
- ‘Gather some ‘lawyer's wig’ mushrooms or some fungus known as ‘Shaggy Ink Caps’ and place in a glazed pot or small cauldron.’
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.