Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] A dish of lobster cooked in a thick cream sauce containing sherry or brandy.
- ‘Surimi shows up as Pacific white fish - really pollock, crabmeat unlabeled, crab-flavored fish cakes, crab sticks, and seafood salad; it even finds its way into frankfurters and lobster Newburg.’
Probably named after Newburgh, New York.
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.