Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A kind of meat stew usually made with beef steak, typical of French regional and Cajun cooking.
- ‘Cover Dutch oven and allow grillades to cook slowly for approximately 45 minutes.’
- ‘One of the things I find most interesting about grillades is that it's one of those dishes that has a place on all rungs of the social ladder.’
- ‘None of us ever had grillades and grits at home.’
- ‘Oh, and if you ever find yourself in Atlanta and thirsty, stop by Max Lagers and ask for J.R., he's the head brewmaster and part owner, tell him I sent you and tell him you love his grillades.’
- ‘A speciality of Louisiana is ‘grillade and grits’, beef or veal braised with seasonings and served with buttered grits.’
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.