Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A deadly poisonous white toadstool that grows in woodlands and is native to both Eurasia and North America.
- ‘Back at the hotel, he'll help you turn them into a full-blown feast - then treat you to fireside horror stories about what would have happened if you'd picked a destroying angel.’
- ‘It includes several edible species but also the notorious death cap and destroying angel, besides several species which are poisonous to a lesser extent.’
- ‘Fear of destroying angels should not prevent you from mushroom hunting.’
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.