Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A Chinese-style snack consisting of diced meat or shrimp and shredded vegetables wrapped in a dough made with egg and deep-fried.
- ‘I handed him an egg roll, rice, and some chicken and broccoli.’
- ‘Her dish was served with shrimp fried rice on the side and an egg roll.’
- ‘Of course all meals come with a side of rice, chow mien, and your choice of an egg roll or soup.’
- ‘The egg roll stuffed with shredded cabbage, celery, carrot, onion, glass noodles and sprouts deserves an honourable mention.’
- ‘One of the most popular items on his menu is an egg roll with hemp-seed and vegetable filling.’
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.