Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A Riesling wine produced in the Ljutomer region of northern Slovenia.
- ‘When was the last time you saw a bottle of Lutomer Riesling on your supermarket shelf?’
- ‘Marple Wine Club was established in 1987 in the days when when the Co-op's wine range was little more than Concord and Liebfraumilch, and the star of the off-licences was Lutomer Riesling.’
- ‘It was Yugoslav Lutomer Riesling - which was quite trendy at the time (as well as being cheap), which I thought earned the hosts a brownie point or two.’
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.