Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A filled Chinese dumpling, typically crescent-shaped, especially one that is pan-fried until brown on one side, then turned and simmered in a small amount of broth.
- ‘Add enough water to come up halfway up the sides of potstickers.’
- ‘For the hungry, go for the burgers or potstickers.’
- ‘The restaurant was thoroughly recommendable: we enjoyed potstickers, pork bulgogi, the beef noodle dish called jap chae, and a beef soup called yuk gae jang.’
- ‘If time is short, serve purchased frozen potstickers or gyoza instead.’
- ‘There's a wide range of starters, from coconut shrimp martini to smoked chicken potstickers.’
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.