Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘This was the fifth leaf to emerge on the primary tiller, ignoring the seed leaf.’
- ‘I noticed the first slug damage of the season in the greenhouse this morning - nothing serious, just a munched seed leaf on one of the squash plants, and a trail of slug slime over the bark chips.’
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.