Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small, very thin loaf of French bread.
- ‘Use one ficelle (a thin baguette) - alternatively, use a regular baguette or slices of Italian bread.’
- ‘And now, just a few days ago, on a visit to the recently reborn Elements café at Lyall Bay, I enjoyed a chewy, flour-dusted ficelle, filled with baby spinach leaves, sliced tomatoes, a trickle of mayonnaise and slices of mild soft cheese.’
French ‘twine, string’.
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.