Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small, round soda cracker served with soup, oysters, etc.
- ‘Remove bay leaf before serving; top with parsley and serve with oyster crackers.’
- ‘Some examples of this sort are the small oyster cracker, used on top of seafood chowders, and the crackers known as ship's biscuit (or pilot biscuit or sea biscuit).’
- ‘New England Clam Chowder with oyster crackers would also be a fitting selection.’
- ‘Finally he brought out a two mugs of hot chocolate and little oyster crackers in a basket.’
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.