Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Products range from cured ham and Cumberland sausage to champion black puddings, with goats cheese from Knutsford and pickles from Oldham.’
- ‘In a shallow pan, fry the black pudding and the ham with its fat until sizzling.’
- ‘Boudin is a well-seasoned sausage of rice and pork as well as varying amounts of giblets, while the traditional boudin rouge is a blood sausage or black pudding.’
- ‘I use all local produce, and have a good butcher for my black pudding, sausages and Ayrshire bacon.’
- ‘The bacon was spellbinding, the sausage fantastically subtle, the black pudding devilishly sticky.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.