Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A minute winged bug covered with powdery white wax, damaging plants by feeding on the sap and coating them with honeydew.
- ‘Mealybugs, aphids and whiteflies also eliminate honeydew, creating ideal conditions for sooty mold.’
- ‘The adults of most species feed on nectar and honeydew produced by aphids and other sucking insects like leafhoppers, whiteflies and mealybugs.’
- ‘Yet those little bumps are indeed insects, related to aphids, whiteflies, and jumping plant lice.’
- ‘In addition, oils disrupt feeding by insects such as flea beetles, whiteflies, and aphids without necessarily killing them.’
- ‘Inspect your plants regularly for insects such as aphids, thrips, whiteflies, and other noxious pests, whether indoors or outdoors.’
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.