Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] A kind of Spanish confectionery resembling nougat, made from almonds and honey.
- ‘Introducted to Spain by Moorish invaders, turron has been a long standing Christmas tradition.’
- ‘If filled with cooking bananas and jackfruit, it is called turron, not lumpia, and is a sweet snack.’
- ‘Of Arabic origins, this sweet, made essentially with an almond base and honey, turron is an indisputably and important item on any Christmas table.’
- ‘On Saturday, after a long walk around the city center and a delicious turron ice-cream, we stopped at a little ham store called Paraíso del Jamón.’
- ‘El Lobo brand turron is made by the makers of '1880 ’, one of Spain's finest turron houses.’
From Spanish turrón.
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.