Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A cooking device consisting of an iron grid over a raised iron bowl that holds burning charcoal.
- ‘It was very well decorated in the old time tradition, linoleum floor, wall paper covering a portion of the walls, fly catchers, coal pots, old sewing machine and rocking chairs.’
- ‘They usually have two or three rooms and a separate outdoor kitchen with a coal pot, fire, or more modern gas stove.’
- ‘A short dark robust woman in her mid 30's, busies herself cooking rice and fish soup over two coal pots outside her house in Cote d' Ivoire's northern city of Korhogo.’
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.