Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A cake that is baked over a layer of fruit in syrup and inverted for serving.
- ‘Pineapple is an amazing fruit, it's so versatile, and pineapple upside-down cake is probably one of the nicest things I've ever had.’
- ‘‘If Mom baked a pineapple upside-down cake or a pie or a pound cake, or if my big sister brought home ice cream and maraschino cherries and bananas to make banana splits, we made whipped cream to go along with it,’ Ralph said.’
- ‘For his last meal, he requested filet mignon, pineapple upside-down cake, fruit punch, tea, and coffee.’
- ‘For me, the winner was hot pineapple upside-down cake with ice-cream.’
- ‘We had pineapple upside-down cake for dessert.’
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.