Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An active plant-eating mite that resembles a minute spider and is frequently a serious garden and greenhouse pest.
- ‘Other common pests include spider mites and mealy bugs.’
- ‘Keep a watchful eye out for insect pests such a aphids, mealybugs and spider mites.’
- ‘Without a doubt, spider mites are the leading garden pest for causing yellowed leaves during cool wet springs and temperate falls.’
- ‘Finally, check plants constantly for pests like spider mites, scale, mealybugs and whiteflies.’
- ‘Aphids, scale, or spider mites may infest a tree, especially if it's weak from poor growing conditions.’
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.