Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Vinegar made from wine rather than malt.
- ‘Combining classic Japanese and French flavours with wonderful Australian produce, this is his way of serving oysters dressed with ginger, soy sauce and rice wine vinegar.’
- ‘Add the rice wine vinegar, soy sauce, and sugar and bring to a boil.’
- ‘For this, we'd recommend five parts olive oil to one part of either sherry vinegar or red wine vinegar, some sea salt, freshly ground pepper and any pomegranate juice you managed to capture - mix all this together.’
- ‘Add the shallots, sherry vinegar, white wine vinegar, tarragon, and parsley and simmer until the shallots are tender.’
- ‘The undisputed hit of the evening, it was a complex and piquant mixture of diced sautéed mushrooms, parsley, tomato, red wine vinegar, olive oil, and loads of garlic.’
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.