Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A non-alcoholic cocktail of orange juice mixed with lemonade or bitter lemon.
- ‘"What're you having?" he said stepping towards the bar. "I'll have a St Clements please and Daddy will have have a half of Inebriated Squirrel, or what ever they call it."’
1980s: the name of a London church, with reference to the first line of the children's song Oranges and lemons, say the bells of St Clements.
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.