Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small, oblong piece of fish fillet, usually breaded and fried.
- ‘Luke, on the other hand, was having no problem eating the fish sticks.’
- ‘We didn't eat things like fish sticks at my house, unless they were freshly cut strips dipped in a tempura style batter.’
- ‘When she was 1 we took her to one of our favorite seafood restaurants and gave her a little plate of fries and fish sticks.’
- ‘I'm 30 and still struggling to learn to eat veggies because my mom would cook me fish sticks or sausage or whatever else I wanted if I didn't like what she had cooked for everyone else.’
- ‘The cod filets reminded me quite a bit of the fish sticks of my misspent adolescence, long and skinny and golden-brown.’
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.