Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A dark red soft fruit produced by crossing a blackberry and a raspberry.
- ‘There was a short-lived fashion for Worcesterberries about ten years ago when they were unconvincingly touted as a rival for brambles or tayberries.’
- ‘You could also add raspberries, loganberries, blueberries, tayberries and blackberries.’
- ‘Add the lemon juice and pour through a sieve into six tall, elegant glasses with five or six tayberries, raspberries, brambles or strawberries in each.’
- ‘Uncooked tayberries are great in fruit salads and tarts.’
- ‘Blackberries and raspberries are often crossed to give varieties such as the loganberry and tayberry.’
Named after the River Tay in Scotland, near where it was introduced in 1977.
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.