Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A grass that readily drops its seeds.
- ‘Page and Page listed corn, squash, beans, and some wild and semi-cultivated plants such as Indian millet, wild potato, and dropseed as staples of this period.’
- ‘In Nina's small attached greenhouse, bags of prairie seed await sowing: the small spheroids of prairie dropseed.’
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.