Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1another term for cork oak
2An Asian citrus tree with a corky bark.
- ‘Bark extracts from the amur cork tree (phellodendron amurense) are strongly anti-bacterial and contain an ingredient known as the ‘injection of three yellow herbs’, which is used for upper respiratory tract infections.’
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.