Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A sweet butter biscuit.
- ‘When I got home I poured the tehina on a plate, then added some cherry jam and scooped it up with the petits beurres. It was really, really good.’
- ‘When I was a little girl, the after school snack was a "petit beurre" (a biscuit) and a piece of black chocolate.’
French, literally ‘little butter’.
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.