Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The immature pod of any of various bean plants, eaten as a vegetable.See also string bean
- ‘He grew sweet peppers and chili peppers, lima and green beans, zucchini and red, yellow and cherry tomatoes.’
- ‘In today's recipe for spiced duck, I suggest that you use small runner beans if you have them, and normal green beans or peas if you don't.’
- ‘The sauce can also be served on top of baked potatoes, hot pasta or vegetables such as courgettes or green beans.’
- ‘Both dishes came with a mountain of fresh vegetables - spinach, carrots and green beans.’
- ‘On my way home, I did pick up a roast chicken and some potato salad to go with the leftover green beans for dinner.’
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.