Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(especially of French fries) cut with wavy edges.
- ‘A hotel phone squats on a desk in front of the screens, and from time to time the actors will ring down to order not a roast beef sandwich with crinkle-cut crisps, but a round of Truth or Dare - or maybe a darker, less formalised game.’
- ‘He then served us a herbed yogurt mousse, with crinkle-cut herbed potato chips.’
- ‘Very European, quite old-fashioned with a slice of smoked ham and old-style veggies like crinkle-cut beetroot and huge onion rings.’
- ‘The chips, or fries, are of the crinkle-cut variety.’
- ‘She sat there on her knees, feet crossed, palms outstretched on that crinkle-cut grass, eyes wide open enough to burst, smile broad enough to split.’
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.