Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A kind of tomato with tiny fruits, native to the Andes.
- ‘The currant tomatoes are repotted now and have been moved to a sunny (or it will be when the rain stops) spot on the front windowsill.’
- ‘The first tomato on the outside plants has turned red; some of the tiny currant tomatoes in the greenhouse are also ripening.’
- ‘Berry-sized currant tomatoes are a brighter red than most other varieties and are small juicy treats to eat.’
- ‘The tomato comes in a wide range of sizes, from tiny currant tomatoes no bigger than blueberries to fat beefsteaks up to 5 inches in diameter.’
- ‘We often have lush orange beefsteaks, orange cherry tomatoes and occasionally tiny orange currant tomatoes.’
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.