Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An edible mushroom with a flattish white cap, pink gills, and a mealy smell.
- ‘Then come the mousserons (fairy-ring mushrooms), which are marinated in hazelnut oil and served on feathery salad burnet leaves with wild chives.’
- ‘Alternatively you can go for wild mushroom risotto of girolles, St Georges and mousserons - types of mushrooms, in case you didn't know.’
- ‘The mousserons and the chestnuts interacted nicely and were in perfect harmony.’
- ‘This Catalan fricassee is the finest version of a traditional veal dish with mousserons, morels or chanterelles.’
- ‘The St. Peter's fish was served crispy skin up on a bed of tiny fiddleheads and mousserons that looked like doll food.’
- ‘It's a bad year for mushrooms - too hot on the Continent and too wet in Britain, and cèpes and mousserons are incredibly hard to come by.’
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.