Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] Absorbent paper used for drying and cleaning.
- ‘Cut the piece of pork into four neat, squared off pieces and dry them well on kitchen paper.’
- ‘Rinse the mullet, pat them dry with kitchen paper and lay them in a roasting tin.’
- ‘Place the aubergine slices on the griddle and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, then drain on kitchen paper.’
- ‘Remove the skin and wipe the peppers with kitchen paper.’
- ‘Place a large heavy-based frying pan or griddle on a medium heat and lightly butter the surface, using kitchen paper.’
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.