Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Impossible to cultivate:‘vast areas have been made uncultivable by land mines’
- ‘I remember visits to the resettlement sites, where land was uncultivable, water salty, fodder for domestic animals unavailable and communities fragmented.’
- ‘One can stand at these sites and almost go back thousands of years and visualize the strenuous efforts required to simply exist in this waterless, uncultivable, inhospitable land.’
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.