Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- British term for double boiler
- ‘Melt the marrow from a bone of beef in a double saucepan.’
- ‘Form into a custard by cooking slowly in a double saucepan.’
- ‘To make your ointment, melt ten grams of beeswax and five grams of cocoa butter in a double saucepan over a medium heat.’
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.