Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] Pasta in the form of tubes resembling large macaroni.
- ‘There were dinner rolls and chicken cacciatore, baked ziti, and potato salad, peas and corn, and coleslaw.’
- ‘Aluminum trays of half-eaten baked ziti and boxes of muffins and chocolates lay strewn about.’
- ‘There was pizza, French fries, chicken nuggets, ziti, lasagna, salad.’
- ‘The ingredients for Sunday dinner - baked ziti with spicy sausage, salad and toasted French bread with white bean pate - were especially heavy, what will all the cans and jars and whatnot.’
- ‘I had suggested baked ziti, but when it got down to it, she made spaghetti and meatballs.’
- ‘When it was finally time to take our orders, I had decided on a Caesar salad, with dressing on the side, while Lauren had chicken alfredo, and the guys each ordered some stuffed ziti.’
- ‘Spaghetti with a lowfat marinara sauce is a better option than lasagna or ziti stuffed with meat and cheese.’
- ‘‘Just some salad, baked ziti, fish fillets, and apple pie,’ he said.’
- ‘He'd pitch in at family parties, passing salami, praising Mom's baked ziti, while my dad and the uncles sat silently puffing cigars, trying to sneak peeks at the ballgame.’
- ‘Dominick left a medium sized dish of ziti and another of lasagna on a tray next to the table while Mar had placed dishes of manicotti in front of them.’
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.