Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Using a pastry brush or a piece of kitchen roll, wipe the inside of a nonstick frying pan with sunflower oil.’
- ‘I mopped up a large amount of the water with kitchen roll.’
- ‘It is easier than ever before to buy recycled goods, with supermarkets stocking recycled versions of many everyday household items including bin bags, kitchen roll and toilet paper.’
- ‘The most significant change to the way we shop for clothes is that we're increasingly happy to do it while we're throwing the week's washing powder and kitchen roll into the supermarket trolley.’
- ‘I grabbed a piece of kitchen roll and wiped at my eyes, nose and mouth.’
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.