Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A hollow ball of perforated metal to hold tea leaves, over which boiling water is poured in order to make a drink of tea.
- ‘‘No’ she replied as she lifted the tea ball out of the teapot and placed in the sink.’
- ‘You can even use a tea ball it you want to get high tech!’
- ‘Crumble the leaves if necessary to mix evenly, but not enough to go through your strainer or tea ball.’
- ‘The Tommy Larsen tea infuser is a great alternative to those cheap metal tea balls that discolour and never seem to last very long.’
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.