Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The space over which the roots of a plant extend.
- ‘These are small trees when mature, able to cope with a restricted root run and the pollution from passing traffic.’
- ‘Most come from shaded woodland or, if they grow in the open, enjoy cool root runs among rocks on hillsides or in moisture rich soils by lake or riverside.’
- ‘Don't forget to add a mulch of pea straw to hold moisture and keep a cool root run.’
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.