Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Glassware of various shapes and sizes used for preparing and serving alcoholic drinks.
- ‘After Prohibition was repealed in 1934, barware became a standard accessory for city life.’
- ‘Outfit special-occasion barware - tumblers, carafes, goblets, or martini glasses - with perky polka dots, stripes, checks, or holiday-inspired motifs, such as holly leaves and berries.’
- ‘New tableware and barware, from cocktail shakers to punch bowls, cigarette urns, cruets, and jam jars, grew from the prewar models created by Dreves and Thompson to become the mainstays of Steuben's production.’
- ‘Every aspect of bar operations - from ingredients and barware to staff training and menu design - receives customized attention to suit the style, personality and clientele of each venue.’
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.