Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A light ring-shaped cake made with yeast and soaked in liqueur-flavoured syrup.
- ‘Place a chocolate brioche savarin on top, set a scoop of white chocolate ice cream in the center and sprinkle the dish with cocoa nibs.’
- ‘My savarin with rum and muscatel tasted like a stale doughnut soused in wine.’
- ‘He used the same dough, but removed the dried fruits and soaked the savarin with his own ‘secret’ syrup.’
Named after Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755–1826), French gastronome.
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.