Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A dessert pear of an early green variety.
- ‘The Bartlett Pear we know today in North America, is the same variety that is called the ‘Williams’ in many other parts of the world.’
- ‘Red Bartletts or Williams are very similar to the traditional Williams, aside from ripening to a reddish color rather than a yellow color.’
Early 19th century: named after its first distributor in England.
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.