Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for broad bean
- ‘Soybean, horsebean, and sesame rotations were less effective in suppressing nematodes.’
- ‘Here various fruits and grains from the estate, such as chickpeas, horsebeans, beans, almonds, corn, etc. are stored.’
- ‘The horsebeans produced there are called ‘Native Horsebeans’ and sell for more than ‘non-native’ ones.’
- ‘Their allowance consisted of one pint of water a day to each person, and they were fed twice a day with yams and horsebeans.’
- ‘Broad beans, otherwise known as horsebeans, windsor beans or fava beans, grow well in the UK and throughout Europe…’
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.