Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A rich cake consisting of thin layers of puff pastry filled with jam and cream.
- ‘The pineapple tatin with zabaglione ice-cream sounded nearly as tempting as the white chocolate millefeuille with hot chocolate ice-cream.’
- ‘Roland Mesnier has measured time perfecting millefeuilles and chocolate pudding.’
- ‘But it's the evening feed - and puddings such as chocolate millefeuille - that entices skiers home after a day on the slopes.’
- ‘A whole host of backlit pies, cakes, Jell-O cubes, puff-pastry swans stuffed with whipped cream and millefeuilles await you.’
- ‘The rabbit is tender but bizarrely taste-free, and the vegetarian millefeuille seems made with less heart and soul.’
French, literally ‘thousand-leaf’.
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.