Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small amount added to a purchase in a market to encourage the customer to return.
- ‘And you'll all feel great knowing that all that fun and adventure gives a little braata for a good cause: faculty enrichment and student scholarships.’
- ‘If I can put a fourth wish in for braata, it would be that the Caye Caulker Village Council provide urgently to its villagers proper accounting for all the monies it has collected over the years at the garbage dump site.’
Probably from Spanish barata ‘bargain’.
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.