Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Thin translucent edible paper made from the flattened and dried pith of a shrub, used in painting (especially oriental) and in baking biscuits and cakes.
- ‘I had been looking forward to the ricepaper rolls but words can't really do justice to how foul they were!’
rice paper/rīs ˈpāpər/
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.