Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A potato of a pink-skinned variety with yellow waxy flesh.
- ‘The mash dish deemed the ultimate favourite was was Barrys recipe, made with Desiree potatoes, butter, milk and salt.’
- ‘Desiree is a maincrop potato variety, with high and early yields. It has a high resistance to drought and good resistance to potato virus.’
- ‘Bintjes were the first, then Desirees, and now practically the whole stall is filled with different varieties.’
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.