Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] A dish of fish that is fried then marinated in vinegar and spices.
- ‘Our gardener friend had the escabeche of mackerel, tomato consommé and seaweed sorbet.’
- ‘There were lush slabs of slow-roasted pork belly and meltingly tender duck legs, a piquant escabeche of red mullet and a truly remarkable lemon tart to finish.’
- ‘I started with red mullet escabeche, which was a little dry but otherwise interesting and well presented.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.