Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘tomatoes ripen faster when placed on a window ledge’
become ripe, mature, come to maturity, mellow
2‘to ripen melons, keep them at room temperature for a few days’
make ripe, mature, bring to maturity, mellow
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.