Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of a chemical spray or other substance) not able to be washed away by rain.
- ‘Allow at least six hours for the glyphosate products to become rainfast.’
- ‘This product is cheaper, has a better safety profile, controls both types of rhizomes and is rainfast after 2 hours.’
- ‘This spray is longer lasting than the copper sprays used on tomatoes, and it is rainfast.’
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.