Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A shrimp or prawn, especially as an item on a menu.
- ‘Cook the crevettes for 2-3 minutes each side, basting well with the marinade.’
- ‘Main courses included baked monkfish, with bacon, pesto and cream, steamed salmon with cabbage, bacon and lemon butter, and the rock bottom skillet - half lobster, crevettes, king prawns and mussels, priced between £12.95 and £19.95’
- ‘My favourite was the ravioli de crevette, three shrimp ravioli positioned strategically around a hockey-puck's worth of shredded fennel and onion.’
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.