Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for broccoli rabe
- ‘The soup of the day was tomato, gorgonzola and rapini.’
- ‘The linguini with roasted duck, rapini, and white wine sauce was maybe my second-favourite dish of the meal, after the gnocchi.’
- ‘The main course of red snapper with rapini proved to be a simple and very successful dish.’
- ‘The doe is served with cauliflower, rapini and potato, which hug a cut of deer meat hoisted on a thin bone rising out of the centre of the dish.’
- ‘A heap of mashed potatoes comes with it, although I enjoyed mine with à la carte side dishes of lemon-and-garlic-flavored rapini and tiny Brussels sprouts mixed with candied pecans.’
Italian, diminutive of rapa ‘turnip’.
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.