Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- South African term for cantaloupe
- ‘This week for instance, I've been having a piece of papaya, half a grapefruit, half a pineapple or slice of spanspek for breakfast before cereal.’
- ‘Combine the spanspek cubes or balls and diced peaches and cucumber.’
- ‘Place the spanspek, lemon grass and ginger in a food processor and purée until smooth.’
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.