Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A dish of chips topped with cheese curds and gravy.
- ‘Other favorites include French onion soup, pea soup, and poutine, a traditional dish made with French fries or grated potatoes.’
- ‘And, of course, the famous dish around here, poutine is being eaten here.’
- ‘Along with fries and pizza, poutine is a very common dish sold and eaten in high school cafeterias in various parts of Canada.’
- ‘My friend and I began our recent dinner with an order of poutine.’
- ‘Everybody is talking politics over their poutine.’
1980s: Canadian French, either from French pouding ‘pudding’ or directly from pudding.
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.