Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A bramble of a variety that bears large, edible reddish-black fruit, believed to be a hybrid of a dewberry.
- ‘Ollalieberries are slightly longer and more slender than the boysenberry and are a cross between black, logan and youngberries.’
- ‘As youngberries are high in potassium it will assist in controlling high blood pressure.’
- ‘Almonds, youngberries, a hint of smokiness and white pepper spices makes up a complex bouquet.’
1920s: named after B. M. Young ( fl. 1905), the American horticulturalist who first raised it.
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.