Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A thin dessert pancake with a brandy and citrus sauce, usually set aflame when served.
- ‘While there are references to a dessert resembling crêpes Suzette in the late 1800s, the exact origin of this dessert is not known.’
- ‘I really would have liked to follow the French theme to its natural conclusion and finished my meal with crêpes Suzette, but we were both rather full.’
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.