Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘These berries, each no bigger than the tip of your little finger, have an intensely concentrated flavor I can describe only as ambrosial - reminiscent of strawberries, roses, and pineapples.’
- ‘A pity, because the beautifully poached damsons, greengages and plums which accompanied them were ambrosial enough to serve on their own.’
- ‘But when I pop one into my mouth, it is ambrosial.’
- ‘A rose covered arbour smells ambrosial, looks even better and the path through it leads you into the garden.’
- ‘Indulge your taste buds in an ambrosial meal prepared by a creative Hawaiian chef, then take a long languorous walk, arm in arm, along the beach.’
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.