Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A viral disease affecting plants of the gourd family, spread by beetles and aphids and causing mottling and stunting.
- ‘They are vulnerable to a disease spread by aphids called cucumber mosaic virus, which can cause the plants to turn brown and die.’
- ‘Both stages can carry bacterial wilt or cucumber mosaic virus, diseases that will quickly kill the plant.’
- ‘They are blamed with spreading bacterial wilt and cucumber mosaic.’
- ‘The plants can also host crop viruses, such as cucumber mosaic virus, potato leafroll virus, potato virus Y, tomato mosaic, or the potato fungus Alternaria solani.’
- ‘Only cotton, delayed ripening tomatoes, cucumber mosaic virus-resistant sweet peppers, and color-altered petunias were approved for production within China.’
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.