Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- British term for orchard grass
- ‘Allow natural colonisation of seed tussocky grasses such as cocksfoot and Yorkshire fog.’
- ‘We drove a few miles to the visitor centre, and then walked along a nature trail, surrounded by knapweed and cocksfoot, home to butterflies and dragonflies.’
- ‘He joined his father in the grass seeding from an early age, first as billy boy and then cutting the cocksfoot.’
- ‘In the field experiment, two cultivars of cocksfoot and their hybrid were compared.’
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.