Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A thin, crisp unsweetened biscuit made from flour and water.
- ‘My paté was also excellent although I would have described the water biscuits as bread sticks!’
- ‘The cheese came served with water biscuits and an impressive array of preserved fruit, walnuts and grapes.’
- ‘When the cheeseboard arrives will people forego the offer of a knife and instead try to slice a mature manchego with a crumbly water biscuit?’
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.