Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A round cake pan with a hollow, cone-shaped center, used for baking ring-shaped cakes.
- ‘Pour into a greased and floured 10-in. fluted tube pan.’
- ‘Place fresh cranberries in the bottom of an 8-inch fluted tube pan, then arrange sprigs of evergreens around the rim of the pan on top of the cranberries.’
- ‘Spread half of batter in greased 10-inch tube pan.’
- ‘Dip the balls in butter and arrange evenly in a greased 9-in. fluted tube pan.’
- ‘She confirms the theory that the shape of the loaf, suggesting a statuesque matron, gave the bread its name and that the fluted tube pan used resembles the skirt of a peasant woman.’
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.