Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A sweet dish made with bananas cut down the middle and filled with ice cream, sauce, and nuts.
- ‘As for dessert, well, forget about mouthwatering cheesecake, banana split or tiramisu as they are not on the list.’
- ‘Who could forget his or her first banana split or chocolate sundae?’
- ‘Their banana split is done with crème fraîche and warm chocolate sauce - for just £1.50.’
- ‘One list of these contains such favourites as cheesecake, warm apple pie, fudge cake, sherry trifle, summer pudding and banana split.’
- ‘I got my classic favourite, a banana split, and Lara ordered a fudge sundae.’
- ‘We finally finished up at the diner, only after I had to patiently wait for Liz to finish her double banana split hot chocolate fudge sundae and doubled meal.’
- ‘Then we shared a banana split for dessert and I had some coffee.’
- ‘I looked down at the large remainder of the banana split sundae and sighed.’
- ‘I had gotten a hot fudge sundae and Brian got a banana split.’
- ‘May will have the medium banana split with strawberry, chocolate, and French vanilla.’
- ‘‘I'll have a go at a banana split in that case,’ I added.’
- ‘But what's a banana split without marshmallow, strawberry sauce, or maple walnuts?’
- ‘It's a seafood guy's prim, tricky version of a banana split, and it tasted pretty great, even to a meat guy like me.’
- ‘I have this mini-meal when I'm craving a banana split.’
- ‘Everyone ordered dessert which consisted of a peach cobbler pie, three chocolate sundaes, a banana split and two tiramisus.’
- ‘I had a trio of sorbets (peach cognac, strawberry ouzo, raspberry/pear tequiia) instead of the banana split since I don't like bananas.’
- ‘In concept and appearance, this encased dessert holds all the promise of a swaddled banana split - or at least a churro.’
- ‘Still shaking from the cold, I ordered a hot chocolate instead of my usual banana split.’
- ‘But then they tossed them in so much butter and olive oil that I would have been better off ordering a banana split.’
- ‘There were two slices of pizza, a turkey sandwich, a banana split, and an ice cold soda.’
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.