Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small baked or steamed suet pudding with dried fruit.
- ‘Ideal for all those old favourites such as spotted dick, college pudding, syrup sponge, steak and kidney pudding - the list is endless. (set of 4 different sizes 12 cm, 14 cm, 16 cm, 18 cm)’
- ‘Yes, at 1.45 pm on Wednesday 8 March it's come-one, come-all, to Balliol's Old Senior Common Room - the scene of so many historic events that no one has ever heard of - and we can roll up our sleeves, spit on our hands, get stuck in and elect more Proctors than there are grains of sand in a college pudding.’
- ‘The only loophole is college puddings but unfortunately you can only have one portion. One portion. Before this hell started I had three people's puddings - they were sooo good.’
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.