Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A Sudanese sorghum cultivated for fodder in dry regions of the US.
- ‘Sorghum, millet, sudan grass, and several weed species can be infected by artificial inoculation.’
- ‘My uncle Doug quickly mowed down a field of sudan grass for extra parking, and my sister, Molly, helped the fire department maneuver the vehicles in and out.’
- ‘With use restrictions on the use of certain pesticides on the Refuge, infestations of whiteflies, and the booming prices of sudan grass, many cooperative farmers have switched from planting alfalfa to sudan grass over the years.’
- ‘Has anyone ever planted sudan grass as a cover crop as a means of adding nitrogen to the soil while having something green in the process?’
- ‘I am looking for untreated or organic sudan grass seed for use as a cover crop this spring/summer.’
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.