Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] A dish of split peas boiled with onion and carrot and mashed to a pulp.
- ‘Pork, black pudding, a slice of apple and pease pudding were placed in a tier with a tasty juice artistically dribbled round.’
- ‘Jenkins appeared with two plates containing slices of chicken, carrots, potatoes, and pease pudding.’
- ‘In the town centre we got Saveloy Dips, which were basically sausages, pease pudding and stuffing, in a bun.’
- ‘They are very good with lentils, pease pudding or polenta, as well as potatoes.’
- ‘For years they were happy selling pease pudding, dripping and pigeon feed to soot-faced coalminers on cobbled street-corners.’
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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.