Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A cloth for drying washed crockery, cutlery, and glasses; a tea towel:‘I asked where the dish towel was so I could dry’
- ‘Wash the lids under hot, soapy water, and place them on a clean dish towel to dry.’
- ‘Turn off the heat and cover the pan with a clean dish towel.’
- ‘With a clean dish towel, dry each berry, and then swirl it in the chocolate and place it on the baking sheet.’
- ‘She saw an older woman drying her hands on a dish towel.’
- ‘He has also stolen my dish towel.’
- ‘He turned off the water and dried his hands on a nearby dish towel.’
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.