Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] A French white wine resembling champagne.
- ‘Cases of wine like a Saumur or a Quincy or a Jurancon Sec might suddenly become available at a breezy price.’
- ‘The Loire's Chenin Blanc grape ends up making tasty sparkling Vouvrays and Saumurs.’
From the name of a town in the department of Maine-et-Loire.
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.