Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Dextrose, especially when made from cornstarch.
- ‘This natural product comes from fermenting corn sugar with the microorganism Xanthomonas campestris.’
- ‘Ordinary corn syrup can be refined further into what is called ‘corn sugar’ or ‘solid glucose’.’
- ‘And then you only use 3/4 of a cup of corn sugar for 5 gallons of beer.’
- ‘Many sugars are hidden in prepared foods in the form of sucrose and corn sugars.’
- ‘Last year, Dow Chemical and Cargill (an international food and agricultural company) broke ground on the world's first manufacturing facility that will make plastic from corn sugar, rather than petroleum.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.