Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An earthenware container for roasting a chicken in its own juices.
- ‘Terracotta is mostly used unglazed for items like chicken bricks, tandoori ovens and potato bakers.’
- ‘Put the chicken brick in the oven and occupy the next two hours in drinking the rest of the wine with friends.’
- ‘The kitchen ware collection includes pots for storing potatoes, bread crocks and chicken bricks that miraculously self-baste and tenderise the meat.’
- ‘Thoughts of Alvaro and chicken bricks take me back to when the Kings Road was a highway to heaven.’
- ‘Brush the chicken with a little chili oil and place in a roasting tin (or you can use a soaked chicken brick with chicken stock added to fill the brick to about 2 inches / 5 cm).’
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.