Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small hybrid citrus plant that bears fragrant white flowers followed by small orange-yellow fruit, native to the Philippines and widely grown as a houseplant.
- ‘The miniature calamondin ‘orange’ grown as a decorative house plant is sometimes considered to be a mandarin × kumquat hybrid, and sometimes assigned to a species of its own.’
- ‘Examples of acidic varieties include ‘Improved Meyer’ and ‘Ponderosa’ lemons, calamondins, and kumquats.’
- ‘Open the bottle, and one smells a mixed but light scent of different kinds of fruit including orange, citrus and calamondin orange.’
- ‘When and how do I trim my Meyer lemons and calamondin?’
Early 20th century: from Tagalog kalamunding.
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.