Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small edible mushroom which grows on rice straw, cultivated in SE Asia.
- ‘Whiter than white chicken strips lie submerged in a pond of fresh coriander, tasty lemongrass, tomato cubes, sprouts, ginger, sliced bamboo shoots and tiny straw mushroom bonnets.’
- ‘The water chestnuts went with the baby corn and straw mushrooms very well, and the cream cut the chilli heat to perfection.’
- ‘I got the red curry with chicken, potatoes, straw mushrooms, and bamboo shoots.’
- ‘For instance, oyster mushrooms and straw mushrooms can be grown on the flat plains all through the year.’
- ‘My chu chu beef has been lovingly marinated to within an inch of its bovine life, and arrives complete with tangy spring onions, straw mushrooms and slices of carrot adorably cut into crab shapes.’
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.