Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Denoting a spicy pasta sauce made with tomatoes and chilli peppers.
- ‘The sauce comes in a round jar with a blue lid and is labelled pasta sauce arrabbiata chilli with a best before date up to June next year.’
Italian, literally ‘angry’, feminine past participle of arrabbiare ‘make angry’.
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.