Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] A blend of coffee flavoured with fig extract.
- ‘Perhaps a book of Hegel's or Holderlin's lurking there (we may as well say it) just off-screen, or a cup of that bitter, dark Viennese coffee he prefers.’
- ‘Forty-something, eastern-European looking, she becomes the reason why he goes back repeatedly, tipping monstrously until at last, ‘at eight pounds a Russian tea and a tenner per cup of Viennese coffee’, she notices him.’
- ‘I used to associate with a group of students who assembled every Thursday night in one of the old Viennese coffee houses…’
- ‘Across the road in the Hungarian pavilion goulash and instant Viennese coffee were on offer.’
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.