Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A winter squash of a variety with ridged dark green to orange rind and yellow flesh.
- ‘BUDDING STARS A collection of orange acorn squash or small pumpkins sets a festive autumn tone as a centerpiece or entry table arrangement.’
- ‘I also brought in actual vegetables: acorn squash, butternut squash, artichokes, red, green and yellow peppers, eggplant and several others with which even I wasn't familiar.’
- ‘Returning to the house, we found Martha preparing a warming dinner of lentil soup with shavings of white cheddar, roasted acorn squash with sliced apples, and aforementioned bread.’
- ‘These include potatoes, watermelon, acorn squash, beans, grapefruit juice, plain yogurt, milk, sweet potatoes, and tomato juice.’
- ‘Remove from heat and spread mixture on top of acorn squash.’
- ‘Try the pecan-stuffed acorn squash, but save room for a sensuous slice of chocolate diablo cake.’
- ‘For winter use the little acorn squash is ideal, and there are many ways they may be prepared.’
- ‘They now raise 30 acres of irrigated sweet corn, 10 acres of pumpkins, and 7 acres of vegetables, everything from acorn squash to zucchini.’
- ‘Oranges (such as butternut and acorn squash, carrots, sweet potatoes, cantaloupe) contain carotenoids (beta carotene is one), fierce antioxidants that help prevent cancer.’
- ‘Try baked acorn squash or raw carrots for beta-carotene, and oranges and grapefruits for vitamin C.’
- ‘To make mashed, cooked squash, wash, halve, and remove seeds from 2 medium acorn squash.’
- ‘‘A cute, relaxed place with friendly service, sane prices and very good food, including Jamaican black bean cakes, stuffed acorn squash and the ‘World's Best Soy Burger.’’
- ‘By way of accompaniment, we roasted acorn squash and red peppers, sautéed red onions, and made a big salad of farmers' market lettuces and shaved fennel.’
- ‘It is accompanied by acorn squash, a hearty stuffing of freshly made herbed bread, and a make-ahead mashed potato casserole.’
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.