Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A vegetable or fruit suitable for pickling.
- ‘Gathered young, they are good picklers. Left a little longer, they develop into classic slicing cucumbers up to one foot long.’
- ‘Good picklers include fresh green beans, cucumber slices, onions, cabbage, and even baby eggplant.’
- ‘Don't get the dark green ones with the thick skin that are used for sushi, good picklers are usually green and white, you'll find the freshest ones have small seeds.’
- ‘They are good picklers and great sliced with some olive oil and balsamic vinegar.’
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.