Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Thin, crisp Italian breadsticks.
- ‘When customers arrive at the restaurant, the first thing we put on the table are Parmesan grissini.’
- ‘I still buy those grissini when I am at home in Italy and always join my parents when they go to markets.’
- ‘Make it slightly thicker than you normally would, or it will be really difficult to transfer the grissini to the baking sheets.’
- ‘Work as quickly as possible, as the grissini should be baked as soon as they are shaped.’
- ‘Anyway, yesterday I had to bake something so I made these grissini full of olives and sun dried tomatoes but you do not have to freeze to make them!’
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.