Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
As postpositive: designating various dishes in which meat, fish, etc., is cooked on a skewer, typically after having been dipped in butter.
Early 19th century (in an earlier sense). From French à la brochette from à la + brochette).
à la brochette/ˌa la brɒˈʃɛt//ˌa lə brɒˈʃɛt//ˌɑː lɑː brɒˈʃɛt/
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.