Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A very small French sausage similar to andouille.
- ‘Irish visitors might be less entranced by the region's favourite delicacy, andouillettes.’
- ‘In France many people eat amourette containing brain and spinal cord and andouillette made from intestines of young calves (the most infective organ at that age).’
- ‘Monday was the day for boudin; Tuesday for andouillettes and chitterling sausages.’
- ‘The author guides us through the best sausages from the UK and elsewhere, from the French andouillette to the Italian luganeghe, German frankfurter and South African boerewors.’
- ‘All the main courses were meaty: blood sausage with roasted apples and potatoes, andouillettes de Troyes, and veal Marengo.’
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.