Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of food) preserved in salt water.‘corned beef’
- ‘Matters worsened when it seemed he would not be attending the annual St Patrick's Day roast, a corned beef-and-cabbage political breakfast held in the Iron Workers union hall in South Boston.’
- ‘SPAM is a type of corned meat which was famous in the UK during the war years and immediately post war.’
- ‘We receive a tremendous number of requests from readers asking where they can buy a corned ham.’
- ‘Flip on the Food Network, and Emeril will show you how to make corned beef-and-cabbage strudel with a grain-mustard sauce.’
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.