Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A sweet crisp pastry shaped like a palm leaf.
- ‘She liked palmiers and those big fluffy meringues, too.’
- ‘Brush the tops of the palmiers with the remaining butter, and bake for about twelve minutes, or until they have turned a little golden.’
- ‘Store palmiers airtight at room temperature up to 3 days; freeze to store longer.’
- ‘Dip half of each palmier into chocolate.’
French, literally ‘palm tree’.
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.