Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A sweet, light teacake, typically served hot.
- ‘Those original Sally Lunns were baked as large buns, split horizontally and slathered with thick clotted cream.’
- ‘Sally Lunns are made from a drop batter and are usually baked in deep layer-cake pans.’
Said to be from the name of a woman selling such cakes in Bath c 1800.
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.