Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Potatoes trimmed in the shape of eggs, fried in butter and then baked.
- ‘I have made fondant potatoes since I first started cooking.’
- ‘Arrange a bed of vegetables and place fondant potatoes on top.’
- ‘Foolishly, I opted for breast of Barbary duck with fondant potatoes, wilted spinach and a light lentil and butter sauce.’
- ‘Their complete menu included a starter of seared scallops with mo-jo infused spinach, fondant potatoes and a red pepper coulis.’
- ‘It was served with black olives, fondant potatoes and mash potatoes with capers.’
- ‘It came served on fondant potatoes with button onions and bacon lardons, finished with a truffle and red wine jus.’
- ‘We also ordered oversized fondant potatoes which defeats the purpose entirely.’
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.