Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An Italian ice cream made with eggs and cream, typically served in a small cup and topped with chopped almonds or crumbled macaroons.
- ‘For the tortoni cream, remove and reserve 1/4 cup of the macaroon crumbs.’
- ‘Garnish each tortoni with a rosette of cream and a candied cherry.’
- ‘Sprinkle tortonis with remaining granola; garnish with cherries.’
- ‘If you aren't going to use them right after they freeze, cover the tortonis - or put them into a shoe box with a cover to protect from freezer’
Early 20th century: the name of a 19th-century Italian cafe owner in Paris.
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.