Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A cocktail made from gin and cherry brandy.
- ‘Once upon a time we were still in love, sipping Singapore slings in the El Paso International Airport bar.’
- ‘Premixed Singapore slings are served in a tacky glass with a cheapo straw and stirrer.’
- ‘In Asia, it's the Singapore sling, as indivisible from the colonial grandeur of historic Raffles Hotel as ceiling fans, crumpled cream linen and the ghosts of Somerset Maugham and Rudyard Kipling.’
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.