Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A new crop (especially of rice, bananas, or sugar cane) that grows from the stubble of the crop already harvested.
- ‘Mweene who has been growing cotton for the past 16 years and presently burning plant relics in his cotton fields, noted that the pests on the ratoon crop develop resistance to chemicals.’
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.