Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An ice lolly.
- ‘Some doctors say that children over 2 years old can have Gatorade, soda, clear soups, tea, Jell-o, and Popsicles.’
- ‘There were coffee cakes, Popsicles and peanut butter cookies.’
- ‘Give him extra fluids (such as water, Popsicles, Jell-O, or juices).’
- ‘Children may enjoy Popsicles, Jell-O, ice cream, or applesauce.’
- ‘The corndog and the Popsicle each took up a three full pages, the Belgian waffle barely one page.’
1920s: fanciful formation.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.