Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A thick chowder made with clams, onions, potatoes, salt pork, and milk or cream.
- ‘‘We take classic dishes like New England clam chowder and give a recipe for a traditional, contemporary, and next day version,’ Burke explains.’
- ‘We make a New England clam chowder that is not that gloppy, thick, potato-infested thing we're all used to.’
- ‘Someone offers him a bowl of New England clam chowder but he declines.’
- ‘Mary's New England clam chowder packs a rich punch, since the onions and potatoes are rendered in bacon fat.’
- ‘Amy and I after that headed for a chowder house where we sat outside and ate hot New England clam chowder and nice warm clam cakes.’
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.