Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A wafer-thin slice of potato fried or baked until crisp and eaten as a snack.
- ‘We've eaten and reviewed 3879 kinds of potato chips, pretzels, cheese puffs, tortilla chips, popcorn and candy bars.’
- ‘Now the country's most popular potato chip is even crispier and more irresistible than ever before.’
- ‘Most sources agree that Moon's Lake House resort in Saratoga Springs, New York served the world's first potato chips in 1853.’
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.