Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- archaic spelling of marzipan
- ‘The German name has largely ousted the original English name marchpane with the same apparent derivation: "March bread."’
- ‘A late survival of the large marchpane, in modified form, was ‘Dublin Rock’, a sweet dish of the 1890s.’
- ‘Mix rose water and sugar and brush the top of the Marchpane with this.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.