Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A crisp roll of French bread.
- ‘So, what relationship do French rolls and coffee have to telecommuting?’
- ‘Take six small French rolls and cut off the top crusts, making sure to keep each top crust with its matching roll.’
- ‘This activity soon gives way to breakfast stalls, selling fresh French rolls, noodle soup and strong filter coffee.’
- ‘Along with Crème Caramel and Chinatown Chicken Salad, our French rolls are one of the offerings that put us ‘on the map’ in 1984.’
- ‘It is difficult to pass a bakery without entering as the aroma of fresh French rolls and sweet bread wafts into the street.’
- ‘For me the most important meal of the day is breakfast: black coffee, fresh orange juice, and a French roll with olive oil.’
- ‘I quietly ordered a garden salad and a French roll, grabbed a drink, gave the cashier my name, as the school had a lunch system set up, and turned to face the tables, stricken.’
2another term for French twist
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