Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A butterhead lettuce of a variety that has medium or light green leaves.
- ‘Caribbean islands are typically known for their tropical fruits—not for vegetables like vine-ripened tomatoes, fresh European cucumbers and tender, delicious Boston lettuce.’
- ‘Remember, a serving is only a half-cup of mixed veggies such as zucchini or broccoli or 1 cup of the leafy stuff like red leaf or Boston lettuce.’
- ‘On a visit to the produce section, I was shocked to find Boston lettuce at $3 a pound and heirloom tomatoes at $4.99 per pound.’
- ‘Use spinach, romaine, Boston lettuce, endive, kale, and baby field greens to boost the nutritional charge.’
- ‘But that discounts the ingenious inclusion of Boston lettuce, which just compounds the green on green, with ... more green.’
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.