Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A plant of the pea family found throughout the temperate zone of the northern hemisphere, grown in several regions as a fodder plant.
- ‘Under the agreement, the agency will close 49,000 acres of the Algodones Dunes, the largest dune ecosystem in North America, to preserve the only U.S. home of Peirson's milk vetch.’
- ‘Tonics like ginseng, the root of membranous milk vetch, dangsheng and baishu are used.’
milk vetch/ˈmilk ˌveCH/
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.