Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A hard ginger-flavoured biscuit.
- ‘I'm pretty much chained to my desk at home, but I don't tend to eat while at my computer (except the odd ginger nut or fig roll).’
- ‘Finely crush the ginger snaps in a food processor (or in a plastic bag, with a rolling pin).’
- ‘I've got a taste for some of those ginger snaps to go with it.’
- ‘She also breezily said she wasn't having any dessert, before diving into her son's ginger ice cream with a ginger snap.’
- ‘So far today I've had about 20 biscuits (caramels, ginger snaps and a few shortbread) and 2 litres of water.’
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.