Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Lard prepared from the leaf fat of a hog.
- ‘When I baked pies and pastry back in my pre-low carbohydrate days, I used leaf lard for my pie crusts.’
- ‘The Leaf Lard Puller instantly removes leaf lard in one motion, without the need of a pre-starting tool.’
- ‘After this operation, the hogs are brought to a leaf lard puller where the leaf lards are removed.’
- ‘The flare is found inside the loin and around the kidneys; it produces the finest lard, sometimes called leaf lard.’
- ‘The not-so-news was that good leaf lard makes great pie crust, but is nowhere to be found.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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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.