Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An American plant of the nightshade family that resembles the cape gooseberry.
- ‘I spotted this ground cherry plant that was different than the ones growing in my garden.’
- ‘Though we never plant a full row, and they never produce many fruits, we keep growing cape gooseberries, which resemble overgrown ground cherries.’
- ‘I try a citrus-accented ground cherry that comes in its own papery wrapper.’
- ‘I think, however, that they could be combined with other plants in a large tub and the ground cherries could be allowed to cascade over the edge.’
- ‘Add ground cherries and boil hard another ten to fifteen minutes until as thick as desired.’
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.