Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for porcelain fungus
- ‘Another fungus which grows in clusters on tree trunks has the promising name of poached egg fungus because of its glistening translucent white cap, which may have a hint of yellow in the centre.’
- ‘The poached egg fungus prefers to grow on beech trees.’
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.