Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for hard-boiled (sense 1)
- ‘However, they are not made from cornmeal but are basically a rice-flour preparation with the addition of crushed peanuts, chicken, pork, hard-cooked egg, and seasonings wrapped in banana leaves and boiled.’
- ‘With a rubber spatula, press 1 chopped hard-cooked egg through a wire sieve onto cucumbers.’
- ‘Hand-chopped chicken livers, schmaltz (chicken fat), sautéed onions and hard-cooked eggs - it's the benchmark to which all others should aspire.’
- ‘There were pigs' feet and hard-cooked eggs prepared with sweet vinegar, ginger, and peanuts.’
- ‘A Mediterranean medley of steamed baby artichokes, tiny hard-cooked quail eggs, and fresh, lemon is an appealing accompaniment.’
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.