Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] (especially in Russia) a fermented drink, low in alcohol, made from rye flour or bread with malt.
- ‘Alcoholic drinks such as vodka or kvass (made from rye) are customarily served during a formal meal.’
- ‘Old-fashioned ginger ale and root beer were lacto-fermented, as is the Russian drink kvass, and kombucha.’
- ‘The making of beer, black bread, and the alcoholic drink kvass were traditionally linked in Russia.’
- ‘They are well-versed in the beverage list, which includes vintage kvass and the best of bottled ‘Voda’.’
- ‘Having been poured into bottles, kvass must be stored in the coldest possible place (on ice), the bottles being in a horizontal position.’
From Russian kvas.
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.