Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
noun & verb
- archaic spelling of scallop
- ‘Fuel prices became too high and the price of scollops fell so I decided enough was enough.’
- ‘Potato scollops taste good together with the steaks.’
- ‘What a load of scollops.’
- ‘He first made the scollops from the sally rods which the owner had harvested or bought the winter before.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.