Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A savoury jelly, served with meat.
- ‘The table was set for twenty; the sideboard displayed all manner of treats and tracklements.’
- ‘We think we have done it and it is my idea of the perfect tracklement for cheddar cheese, cold pork, chicken or turkey.’
- ‘This classic tracklement for lamb is also very good with poultry or pork.’
- ‘You can also order ‘tracklements’ such as cranberry relish; as with the puds, the packaging is pretty enough to make these appreciated gifts.’
- ‘This makes it a splendid tracklement for cheddar cheese, cold meats, pies and game as well as haslet or brawn.’
- ‘This sweet-sour piccalilli is an interpretation of a very traditional English tracklement for cheddar cheese and cold meats, particularly pork pies.’
1950s: of unknown origin.
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.