Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A large red apple, used for cooking and as a dessert apple.
- ‘Finding the Winesaps under the leaves was a big event and one to treasure, to savor for a while.’
- ‘Juicy apples like Winesaps and Sheep's Nose lend themselves well to cider making.’
- ‘People will eat all of the little Winesaps and they can take another one if they're still hungry.’
- ‘But the Stayman sprang up all on its own, from a Winesap seedling in Kansas; the Baldwin and Rhode Island Greening, too, were spontaneous polyploids.’
- ‘Yorks, Rome Beauties and Winesaps are also good cooking apples, if a red apple is preferred.’
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.