Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A variety of souchong tea with a smoky flavor.
- ‘I unpacked my suddenly calorie-counted and salad-laden supplies, and made myself a nice cup of lapsang souchong.’
- ‘I now prefer the intoxicating blend of Russian caravan and lapsang souchong to the heady mix of vodka and tonic, going to bed early to sleeping in late, cook books to comic books.’
- ‘There's something soothing and comforting about a cup of earl grey and milk; or exciting like lapsang souchong or elegant like Darjeeling.’
- ‘Still, fortified by peanut butter toast and lapsang souchong, I type on.’
- ‘I'm acquiring some old-school drum 'n' bass, drinking a cup of lapsang souchong.’
Late 19th century: from an invented first element + souchong.
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.