Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small sponge cake with its top cut off and divided into two pieces, which are then fixed to the cake with buttercream at an angle to resemble a butterfly's wings.
- ‘Pictured here (clockwise from black Fendi handbag) are yellow Pucci cake, Marc Jacobs butterfly cake, Missoni eclair and an Alberta Ferretti pale green macaroon.’
- ‘I had a delicate and delicious butterfly cake.’
- ‘The evacuees, largely made up of pupils from Haworth and Stanbury primary schools, were then treated to a tea party, featuring paste sandwiches, jelly and butterfly cakes.’
- ‘Bakers prepare everything from breadsticks and banana bread to tiered wedding cakes - or a butterfly cake, if you prefer.’
- ‘The butterfly cakes with fresh raspberry cream are going down a treat.’
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.