Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The periodic turning or shaking of bottled wine, especially champagne, to move sediment toward the cork.
- ‘The final stages in the process are the remuage and disgorgement.’
- ‘‘La Grande Dame’ is credited with inventing the riddling process called remuage, and adapting a piece of her own furniture into the first riddling table for that purpose.’
- ‘This process is called ‘remuage’ and used to be done by hand, but these days is more than likely done by machine.’
French, literally ‘moving about’.
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.