Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A steamed suet pudding containing dried fruit.
- ‘A rubbery cabinet pudding with varicose veins of glacé cherries looked like a wet Mediterranean sponge and bounced like an eggy trampoline in the mouth.’
- ‘There are many variants of cabinet pudding, hot, cold, and even made with ice cream.’
- ‘Plan to use the stale bread for toast, dressings, bread and cabinet puddings, croutons and crumbs.’
- ‘Pieces of stale sponge cake, in fact, any stale cake may be used for cabinet puddings, for cream puddings, or for croquettes.’
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.