Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A round, two-layer cake that is filled with custard or cream and frosted, usually with chocolate.
- ‘The FDA assigns a smaller serving to Boston cream pie because—like eclairs, cream puffs, and cupcakes—it's a ‘medium weight cake.’’
- ‘The official dessert or dessert emblem is the Boston cream pie, while the official cookie is the chocolate chip cookie.’
- ‘The traditional Boston cream pie uses sponge cake as the base; unfortunately, it uses a lot of egg yolks.’
- ‘You cannot eat Boston cream pie as your main course and then have lettuce for desert and claim you are on a diet!’
- ‘But when Yoplait introduced a lowfat yogurt that claimed to capture the taste of a Boston cream pie, I simply had to check it out.’
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.