Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A biscuit containing wood charcoal to aid digestion.
- ‘Charcoal grills take lot longer to cool as you must wait for the burnt charcoal biscuits to completely cool before removing them, and doing this is a messy proposition.’
- ‘Miss Meldrum always ate charcoal biscuits in the afternoon - they looked rather like black dog biscuits, but I never understood what they were for.’
- ‘Vegetable charcoal biscuits help adsorb gaseous impurities in the digestive system and restore a natural balance by passing them from your system.’
- ‘Other starters included smoked salmon pate with citrus coulis and charcoal biscuits or brown bread for €8.50; and a very well priced half dozen of fresh Kilkee Atlantic oysters, served with brown bread for €10.’
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.