Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A North American viburnum which bears edible berries.
- ‘A move from Ontario to northern Newfoundland introduced me to a variety of delicious berries I'd never seen before - redberries, partridge berries and squashberries.’
- ‘The last species, squashberry, is found in boreal forests of Canada, Alaska, and the far northern states.’
- ‘Since we live in a very rural area, my daughter and I have been very busy these last few days picking as many squashberries and dogberries as possible.’
- ‘The squashberry and the highbush cranberry are often confused, and they are in fact very close relatives.’
- ‘The ripe fruits of squashberry have a strong musky smell that persists through cooking, but is absent in the resulting jams and jellies.’
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.