One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A smooth rich paste made from fatted goose or duck liver.
- ‘The assistant would look at them as if they were trying to order pâté de foie gras at a pavement café in the Darfur region.’
- ‘Billions more were spent stuffing already-bloated intelligence agencies like geese being prepared for pâté de foie gras and cranking up the megawatts snapping and crackling through the wires to the nation's military Frankenstein.’
- ‘It includes 5,000 oysters, more than 1,000 lb of lobster and other shellfish, buckets of caviar and piles of pâté de foie gras.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.