Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A carbonated non-alcoholic drink.
- ‘With consumers putting greater emphasis on health, sugary soft drinks like Coca-Cola are under assault.’
- ‘Bananas, bread, and flat Coca-Cola were all I could get away with.’
- ‘There is every type of soft drink except, oddly, Coca-Cola.’
- ‘At this time the drink Coca-Cola was first being produced and marketed.’
- ‘Even drinking Coca-Cola and reading newspapers is forbidden during working hours.’
Late 19th century: from coca and cola.
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.