Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A dessert consisting of ice cream served with fruit, cream, and other sweet ingredients in a tall glass.
- ‘Established in 1935, this art deco ice-cream palace is still serving up Knickerbocker Glories the size of the Empire State Building.’
- ‘Desserts feature all the usual childhood stand-bys: rhubarb crumble, knickerbocker glory and bread-and-butter pudding.’
- ‘There is a savoury menu too, but you might prefer to tuck straight into a magnificent knickerbocker glory.’
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.