Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A type of submarine sandwich, typically grilled, especially with ham, roast pork, Swiss cheese, mustard, and pickles.
- ‘They have some of the best roast pork and Cuban sandwiches in town.’
- ‘Perhaps in deference to his guests, lunch is surprisingly all-American; instead of grilled Cuban sandwiches or rice and beans from Marcelo's favorite Latin diner, one of the tables is laid out with cold cuts, pickles, and side salads.’
- ‘Realizing that I still had work to do, I switched gears, listened to my inner heart-attack victim and decided I wanted a a cigarette and a Cuban sandwich.’
- ‘Sharks don't swarm to blood quite as quickly as a group of sportswriters to a fresh tray of Cuban sandwiches.’
- ‘When I lived in L.A. I made 30-minute drives to Silverlake to eat Cuban sandwiches at an un-airconditioned dump at the side of the road.’
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.