Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The grilled lemon chicken special was great, and showed that the chef has real skill - there's nothing better than the blend of acidy lemon with a bit of charred poultry.’
- ‘Children are having lots of sweet acidy drinks - coke and fruit juices instead of good old water and milk - so their deciduous teeth are suffering.’
- ‘There's homemade tzatziki with everything, and it's acidy and flavourful.’
- ‘The taste changes to become sweet and a little acidy.’
- ‘It is a cheap, often fizzy and mostly thin acidy wine with barely more color than a dark rose.’
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.