Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘we never eat dahi at night’Indian term for yogurt
- ‘Between mouthfuls of biryani, feast on the accompanying Mirchi ka Salan or Baghair Baingan, Dal Makhni, raitas, spread of salads, dahi, and tempting desserts.’
- ‘In summers it is dahi, set in a flat earthen vessel that is used in many a chaat.’
- ‘So you could pick up 6 chapattis and some dahi on your way home.’
- ‘The bowls may hold vegetables such as eggplant, potatoes, beans, dal, and dahi (curds).’
- ‘My personal favourite is the dahi, the taste of which is truly something else.’
From Hindi dahī ‘curds’.
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.