Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Finely granulated white sugar that dissolves quickly and is used in cold drinks and baking.
- ‘In an 8-to 10-ounce glass, combine 20 rinsed fresh mint leaves and 2 teaspoons superfine sugar.’
- ‘Using superfine sugar, also sold as ‘baker's sugar,’ makes this easier.’
- ‘Muddle superfine sugar with mint sprigs and club soda in an Old-Fashioned glass.’
- ‘There is a product in the US called superfine sugar, which is about the same as UK castor/caster sugar.’
- ‘In the other bowl and with clean beaters, beat the 3 egg whites until foamy, sprinkle with the superfine sugar, and continue beating until soft peaks form.’
- ‘In a saucepan, bring the superfine sugar, salt, butter, and two ounces of the heavy cream to a boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar.’
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.