Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A yellowish-brown toadstool with a slender stem, the base of which bears long woolly hairs, found commonly in woodlands in both Eurasia and North America.
- ‘We found a fruticose lichen (ramalina farinacea), candlesnuff fungus and wood woolly foot fungus in the ‘dog-leg’ covert and wrinkled peach fungus, jew's ear fungus and an unusual red slime mould?’
- ‘In Autumn it is the fungi that put on an attractive display with the wood woolly foot fungus, the red sickener and the yellow winter fungus to name but a few.’
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.