Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Dextrose, especially when made from cornstarch.
- ‘And then you only use 3/4 of a cup of corn sugar for 5 gallons of beer.’
- ‘Last year, Dow Chemical and Cargill (an international food and agricultural company) broke ground on the world's first manufacturing facility that will make plastic from corn sugar, rather than petroleum.’
- ‘This natural product comes from fermenting corn sugar with the microorganism Xanthomonas campestris.’
- ‘Ordinary corn syrup can be refined further into what is called ‘corn sugar’ or ‘solid glucose’.’
- ‘Many sugars are hidden in prepared foods in the form of sucrose and corn sugars.’
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.