Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A large electric cooking pot, used to cook stews and other dishes slowly.
- ‘He began to nurse injured snakes to health in secret, hiding garter snakes with broken ribs in his duffel, concealing a half-severed dwarf boa in a Crockpot and feeding it milk with an eyedropper.’
- ‘And in that way, a microwave, that can cook really fast, or a Crockpot, that really focuses the heat on the dish you're cooking can make sense.’
- ‘Mother solved that by taking a few things of her own, the skillet for Papa's eggs, her coffeepot - I even remember a Crockpot making the trip.’
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.