Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A type of coffee made by adding a shot of espresso to hot water.‘coffee drinkers relax with their lattes, cappuccinos, long blacks, and flat whites’
- ‘She walks past, takeaway long black in hand, and overhears the end of Gene's statement.’
- ‘I noticed a pattern as I was gazing over the pages at with my long black at Midnight Espresso the other day.’
- ‘I'd like a long black, if I could.’
- ‘She thinks she wants milk, but really she wants a long black?’
- ‘In his nervous state, Rove forgot the order and asked for a long black with one.’
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.