Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘And it wasn't fried within the meaning of the act - it was breadcrumbed.’
- ‘So when your average Annika or Olof goes shopping, their idea of a decent snack is sweet-cured herring with some Arctic flatbread or a bowl of green lentil and ham soup, not a pile of chips and breadcrumbed pet food nuggets.’
- ‘But there's something about Coe's descriptions of ‘panfried sea bass fillet with courgettes, fennel and sauce verge’ that makes me pine for the finest fish fingers Cap'n Bird's Eye ever plucked, already breadcrumbed, from the ocean.’
- ‘The best part of it is if you pick off the bubbled, breadcrumbed, cheesy crust off the top of the dish.’
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.