Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Flour made from dried split peas.
- ‘As white pea flour begins to fall onto Searle's head, followed by a steady stream of water, she sits stoic and unflinching.’
- ‘According to Shipperbottom, mustard in the 1850s rarely contained more than 20% real mustard seed, the rest being wheat or pea flour, linseed meal, and plaster of Paris, coloured with turmeric and spiced with cayenne pepper.’
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.