Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A Mexican dish consisting of a folded or rolled tortilla filled with various mixtures, such as seasoned mince, chicken, or beans.
- ‘As I put the tacos and tortillas down on the dining room table I noticed that Cheryl and Helena were not among us.’
- ‘Fresh tortillas are eaten as bread, used as plate and spoon, or filled to make composite dishes such as tacos and enchiladas.’
- ‘There'd be little reason to complain if the menu featured burgers and tacos.’
- ‘He ordered two cheese pizzas, breadsticks, water and three chicken soft tacos.’
- ‘If you remembered to keep a package of tortillas in the freezer, you've also got the makings of bean burritos or tacos.’
- ‘Use the crisp corn tortillas in dishes such as tacos and nachos.’
- ‘I also enjoyed the grilled cheese sandwich and soup, and I got to try other foods that we never had at home, like beef tacos.’
- ‘No amount of yogurt parfaits, or fat free lean beef tacos is going to convince those who eat healthy otherwise.’
- ‘She explains the difference between chimichangas, burritos, tacos, tostadas, enchiladas and fajitas.’
- ‘The menu had a wide variety of snacks and drinks on it varying from pizzas, burgers and tacos to soft drinks, juice and coffee.’
- ‘Crumbled meatloaf can be used in any meal calling for cooked ground beef, such as tacos.’
- ‘There are decent, pliable corn tortillas and a searing, aromatic green salsa with which to make your own chicken tacos.’
- ‘Signs on store fronts promise tacos and egg rolls, but the windows are dark and the doors bolted.’
- ‘But, really, dad can only make tacos, burgers, meatloaf, and cornbread fit to eat.’
- ‘Oftentimes I don't eat dinner, but if I do I'll have a chicken taco, chicken salad or piece of pizza.’
- ‘He brought tacos rolled up in waxed paper or fried chicken in a bucket, or ham sandwiches from the cafeteria.’
- ‘Sometimes a chicken taco or a chicken sandwich just sounds good so I'll have one.’
- ‘My list includes things like hamburgers, grilled chicken, chili, tacos and calzones.’
- ‘Other menu items include stuffed sandwiches, subs, quesadillas, wings, tacos and salads.’
- ‘The couple seated next to me was having swordfish; the family next to them, tacos and traditional Mexican cuisine.’
Mexican Spanish, from Spanish, literally plug, wad.
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.