Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A mild white Italian cheese made originally from buffalo's milk, but now chiefly from cow's milk, typically produced in a pear shape.
- ‘The scamorza was meant to be smoked, but didn't seem to be, while the mushrooms were too dry and chewy to fuse with everything else.’
1930s: Italian, from scamozzare ‘cut off’; compare with mozzarella.
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.