Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A soft bread roll with a long, thin shape.
- ‘Rules were laid down about the weight of the bridge rolls and how much cheese and egg went into the filling.’
- ‘Every day we bake sausage rolls bridge rolls, and a wide variety of breads.’
- ‘Such breads are very similar to ‘bridge rolls’, a British party and buffet standby for many years.’
- ‘The £500,000 a year that she spends on these occasions is due to the guests - each of whom consumes 14 bridge rolls.’
- ‘The cake is no longer a senior subject and the bridge roll filling is at the bottom of the agenda.’
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.