Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An alcoholic drink made from fermented sugar, water, and bruised ginger.
- ‘And then ginger wine, which has been the best tasting yet, though the alcohol content seems a little low.’
- ‘Music, dance and lashings of ginger wine will be put to good use in Kendal next week as local charity workers flag up World Aids Day.’
- ‘The cold prompted many players to take a nip of whiskey or green ginger wine at three-quarter time.’
- ‘We had one nip each of ginger wine with the meal.’
- ‘Matron allowed me to come too, for a while, to watch, pirouette around and drink a thimbleful of ginger wine.’
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.