Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A Spanish dish consisting of fried fish that is marinated and served cold.
- ‘Our gardener friend had the escabeche of mackerel, tomato consommé and seaweed sorbet.’
- ‘There were lush slabs of slow-roasted pork belly and meltingly tender duck legs, a piquant escabeche of red mullet and a truly remarkable lemon tart to finish.’
- ‘I started with red mullet escabeche, which was a little dry but otherwise interesting and well presented.’
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.