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.
- ‘Foolishly, I opted for breast of Barbary duck with fondant potatoes, wilted spinach and a light lentil and butter sauce.’
- ‘I have made fondant potatoes since I first started cooking.’
- ‘It was served with black olives, fondant potatoes and mash potatoes with capers.’
- ‘We also ordered oversized fondant potatoes which defeats the purpose entirely.’
- ‘It came served on fondant potatoes with button onions and bacon lardons, finished with a truffle and red wine jus.’
- ‘Their complete menu included a starter of seared scallops with mo-jo infused spinach, fondant potatoes and a red pepper coulis.’
- ‘Arrange a bed of vegetables and place fondant potatoes on top.’
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.