Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A spatula used in gardening to transplant seedlings.
- ‘Gardman's stainless steel widgers are still available from herbsgardenshealth.com for £1.99 each.’
- ‘Everything from seed trays and lids, plug trays and labels to Jiffy 7s and widgers.’
- ‘An associated range tailored for propagation that includes plant labels, marker pens, stainless steel widgers, thermometers and a widger, dibber and label set.’
1950s: a word from a nonsense definition used in a series of memory tests.
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.