Tag: Arnold Palmer
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Admit it. Who hasn’t experienced an inner school day smirk – or squirm – at the thought of asking a bartender for a Slow Comfortable Screw or for Sex On The Beach. Cocktail mixology goes way back to the 1860s when alcohol was mixed with water, sugar, and bitters. The origins of the word ‘cocktail’ […]more
Does admiring your latte art serve as a welcome distraction from the trilemma of deciding whether to tidy, wash, or ignore the floordrobe cluttering up your bedroom? If that sentence leaves you baffled, don’t worry, it’s not TEOTWAWKI: we’ve simply embiggened the dictionary again – eep! If you fancy a break from the latest Twitter storm, […]more
Can you help us? OED Appeals is a dedicated community space on the OED website where OED editors solicit help in unearthing new information about the history and usage of English. Part of the process of revising words and phrases for the OED involves searching for evidence of a word’s first recorded use in English, […]more