Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A loaf consisting of two round sections of bread, the smaller of which is on top of the larger.
- ‘The weathered sandstone pinnacles which adorn the ridge looked for all the world like gigantic cottage loaves piled one on the top of the other.’
- ‘To ensure a good shaped cottage loaf the dough needs to be firm enough to support the weight of the top ball.’
- ‘There are Chelsea buns, Eccles cakes, tea cakes, cottage loaves and bloomers.’
- ‘Free play with our plasticine was fun; we made worms, hedgehogs, cottage loaves and fairy tea sets.’
- ‘Bread, the staff of life, comes in many different forms from flat up to the enormous cottage loaves.’
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.