Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A mixture of chopped chervil, chives, tarragon, and shallots, used to give piquancy to a sauce or as a base for an herb butter.
- ‘Capers are used in a number of sauces, for example tartare, rémoulade, and ravigote.’
- ‘I was equally happy with my grilled rabbit with mustard sauce - with a side order of tête de veau à la sauce ravigotte.’
French, from ravigoter ‘invigorate’.
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.