Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A tea perfumed with dried jasmine blossom.
- ‘Green tea, jasmine tea and chai may soothe the body, but try Chinese bamboo wind chimes for that friend who needs some peace of mind.’
- ‘All through the month, Lobby Lounge serves fresh-cut and fresh-made imperial Chinese tea featuring Dragon Well, King Kuan Ying, Oolong and jasmine tea.’
- ‘If you are looking for a place to wind down, you may enter the old-style tea house and enjoy a cup of jasmine tea.’
- ‘For a true Chinese feast, plan on cooking nine or 10 dishes (one dish for each guest is the rule), and serve green or jasmine tea.’
- ‘It has a full and bright scent, that doesn't smell over-oxidized, like so many jasmine teas on the market.’
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.