Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘there was an evening barbecue’
meal cooked outdoors, roast
North American cookout
South African braaivleis
Australian informal barbie
2‘she bought a barbecue for the garden’
North American brazier
1‘they barbecued some steaks’
cook outdoors, grill, spit-roast
North American broil, charbroil
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.