Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The skunk cabbage of western North America ("Lysichiton americanum" ), the leaves of which are sometimes used in cooking.
- ‘People make their specialties, things like swamp cabbage, chowder, hush puppies, Laura's coconut cake, Brenda's Texas cake and Clarence's fish.’
- ‘Asparagus, barley, beans, carrot, celery, coriander, swamp cabbage, wheat and dozens of other common foods are worse than orange as sources of potassium.’
- ‘It's become the usual party fare in Clewiston, along with roasted wild pig, curried goat, swamp cabbage, beans and rice, and grilled chicken for when the pig runs out.’
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.