Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A radish of a variety with a large slender white root which is typically eaten cooked, especially in Eastern cuisine, and is also used for stockfeed.→ daikon
- ‘I can see aubergines and lemons there and are those yams bottom right, but apart from that and possibly some mooli (which I have no idea how to cook) I'm stumped.’
- ‘Mirin is a sweet Japanese rice wine of great delicacy, and daikon is the Japanese name for mooli, or long white radish.’
- ‘The oriental radishes, also known by their Japanese and Hindi names, daikon and mooli, may reach a length of 45 cm or more, and really constitute a different vegetable, almost omnipresent in oriental cuisines.’
1960s: from Hindi mūlī, from Sanskrit mūla root.
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.