Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A beefsteak cut from the diaphragm muscle.
- ‘This year at the Pocono 500, we did polenta, shrimp scampi, barbecue brisket, ribs, skirt steak, braciole and berries with zabaglione.’
- ‘I was ordering pallets full of skirt steaks and chicken breasts.’
- ‘Order skirt steak in other parts of the Midwest, and the butcher-paper-wrapped package may bear the label ‘steak for fajitas.’’
- ‘We also had the Mexican style skirt steak with cheese enchilada and Mexican rice and beans, sizzling fajitas and the BBQ ribs.’
- ‘In Argentina a pepper sauce might be used to spice up an indifferent cut of meat, a slightly stringy piece of rump or some cheap skirt steak.’
- ‘The only false note among the entrées was a skirt steak that I found a bit liverish.’
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.