Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Cannabis of a variety which has a particularly high concentration of narcotic agents.
- ‘If someone moved from relatively weaker resin to smoking home-grown sinsemilla, known as skunk, there would be the risk of acute anxiety triggered off by increased levels of THC.’
- ‘A bottle of whiskey, a spliff of sinsemilla, it didn't matter, as long as it took the edge off.’
1970s: from American Spanish, literally ‘without seed’.
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.