Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A vigorous but unproductive shoot from the trunk, main branch, or root of a tree.
- ‘In older plantations, removal of dried/dead wood, criss-cross branches and water shoots, should be done at least once in 23 years.’
- ‘Vigorous water shoots should be removed or headed back in a timely manner.’
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.