Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The seed of a plant related to the celery plant, with a celerylike flavor and aroma.
- ‘Later in the season, when the flat-topped flower clusters form oblong seeds, I collect them to use like celery seed.’
- ‘Cover the tenderloin with the celery seed, and brown it briefly on all side in the rendered fat.’
- ‘While that's going on, give the little tiny chickens a good coating of celery seed.’
- ‘She set the colander in the sink and said, ‘And now I add the marjoram and celery seed to the penne and toss it with the olive oil, right?’’
- ‘Cabbage, carrots, a simple vinaigrette and an ingenious hit of pulverized celery seed make this such a brilliant match for the earthy beans that the meat in between them is almost inconsequential.’
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.