Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An effervescent natural mineral water sold as a drink.
- ‘‘I really wanted to avoid prototypical genres with this film,’ he says, sipping on a Perrier at the Café.’
- ‘‘Oh, I don't drink Coke,’ he says, sipping on a Perrier.’
- ‘He says, ‘I had one customer ask to have a Perrier poured into a glass so nobody could see the bottle, but that's it.’’
- ‘My first customer ordered a Perrier and then asked what kind of wine I had.’
- ‘No, I'll just have a Perrier with a twist.’
From the name of a spring at Vergèze, France, from which this water comes.
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.