Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1Any of a number of grasses with hard pointed seed heads, some of which are sharp enough to harm livestock.
- ‘We set off along a narrow path through speargrass taller than a man.’
2NZ Any of a number of spiny or prickly plants, in particular the piripiri and the Spaniard.
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.