Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A bitter orange used for marmalade.
- ‘Whole Seville oranges can actually be wrapped in cling film and frozen for later use.’
- ‘Guess who is taking the orders for the Wicklow venison and the wild Irish mallard with Seville oranges?’
- ‘There are all sorts of marmalade recipes but, in our opinion, the real stuff is always made with Seville oranges.’
- ‘When the weather turns cold and wet, Nigel Slater looks to sunnier climes for inspiration - cherries from Chile, broad beans from Italy and Seville oranges for the lightning-quick marmalade season’
- ‘Duerr's have been producing marmalade in Manchester since 1881, and convert 2000 tonnes of Seville oranges - the quintessential ingredient of marmalade - into 20 million jars of marmalade annually, filling 50 jars every 10 seconds.’
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.