Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] A Malay stew typically made with fish.
- ‘I always make sure that there is enough snoek left over from a braai to make a little pot of smoor snoek.’
verb[WITH OBJECT]South African
Braise or stew (meat or fish).
- ‘I tried vegetable curry, and curried yellow split peas, and something mysteriously called smoored brinjals and carrots (which turns out to be a lovely sweet curried eggplant dish).’
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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.