Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A kidney-shaped bean of a medium-sized creamy-white variety.
- ‘Drain the cannellini beans and put into a large pot of cold water to cover.’
- ‘Throughout, we ate the delicious Tuscan fare - thin-crusted brick-oven pizzas in Viterbo, spit-roasted pork at an open-air farmers' market in Orvieto, cannellini beans with bread at a wine tasting in Chianti.’
- ‘I see no reason why you can't use equally mealy cannellini beans if that is what you have, though I have used butter beans before now and good they were too.’
- ‘2 Put the cannellini beans, stock, bay leaf and garlic in a pot and bring to the boil.’
- ‘Jana adds this herbal companionship to a mix of tomatoes, fennel, zucchini, green beans, and cannellini beans.’
Italian cannellini, literally ‘small tubes’.
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.