Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of a bog or peat) dependent on rain for its formation.
- ‘The border around the raised portion of the ombrogenous bog may be minerotrophic.’
- ‘In Indonesia the ombrogenous peatlands are mostly formed on the inward edge of the mangroves.’
- ‘Ph ranged from 3.8 to 4.4 and varied little between sites, as would be expected for ombrogenous systems.’
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.