Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Fruit grown on trees rather than bushes.
- ‘Conversion to top fruit orchards, including apples - but not cider apples - pears, cherries and plums, will bring in £600 per hectare per year for the first three years.’
- ‘You can grow top fruit trees in pots and, although it is possible to grow bush trees quite well, why not try the new mini upright cordon trees that some nurseries are now producing?’
- ‘To help maintain this historically important gene pool, a special collection of these, along with every other type of Scottish soft and top fruit, is being developed at Fyvie Castle near Turriff, Aberdeenshire.’
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.