Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An edible Japanese mushroom, growing in clusters, with slender stems and small caps.
- ‘Trim woody stem ends from 3 ounces of enoki mushrooms.’
- ‘The hot-and-sour soup is as inexpensive as it is invigorating, with wispy enoki mushrooms setting it apart from everyday versions.’
- ‘The base of the soup is a simple combination of oriental flavours; enoki mushrooms, spring onions and spring greens.’
- ‘Arrange pork belly, crab and enoki mushrooms and garnish with membrillo.’
- ‘For the enoki mushrooms: Separate the mushrooms into eight small bundles.’
1980s: from Japanese enoki-take, from enoki nettle-tree + take mushroom.
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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.