Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A yellow-flowered stonecrop whose roots smell of roses when dried or bruised, native to north temperate regions.
- ‘Stonecrops are now largely forgotten as a vegetable, although roseroot, S. rosea, a northern species, has continued to be a salad vegetable of value in the regions where it grows.’
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.