Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A hard-boiled egg enclosed in sausage meat, rolled in breadcrumbs, and fried.
- ‘Tarquin tucks into the final Scotch egg with a deep sigh, and lies back contentedly on the rug as the drizzle begins to fall.’
- ‘More traditional grub, such as a cheese and onion pasty or Scotch egg, follows in the evening.’
- ‘I don't really miss any English food when I'm in Los Angeles, apart from maybe a nice Scotch egg down my local pub.’
- ‘I had a couple of glasses of sparkling mineral water and a few mini Scotch eggs, and pretended to be interested in what was going on.’
- ‘He is doing a roaring trade in excellent meat pies, a range of scrumptious sausages and the most authentic Scotch eggs we have tried, Scotland included.’
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.