Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A cabbagelike Chinese plant whose long, white leaves are used in salads and cooking.
- ‘Spicy Thai lettuce wraps with tamarind chili sauce, mango, napa cabbage, ginger and cashews.’
- ‘When it comes to bok choy, napa cabbage, mungbean sprouts, snow peas, litchis and kumquats, you no longer have to make a trip to Chinatown.’
- ‘The wrapping is do-it-yourself - the lettuce is actually napa cabbage, the filling is a bowl of noodles stir-fried in peanut sauce with peanuts, green peppers and onion.’
- ‘For the napa cabbage, melt the butter in a large, heavy sauté pan, over medium heat.’
Napa, of unknown origin.
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.