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Asked in French to English
What does 'Dover sole bonne femme' mean?
The phrase 'Dover sole bonne femme' means Dover sole [prepared in the homey, simple way of a] good wife. In the word-by-word translation, the adjective 'bonne' means 'good'. The noun 'femme' means 'woman'. Dover sole prepared thus involves poaching the fish and serving with a sauce of lemon juice and white wine, and often a garnish of mushrooms and small onions. ...
Asked in English to French
Why was she a 'femme sole'?
In early modern England, married women were considered femme covert, literally, covered by her husband. As such she had no legal or economic rights. A femme sole was a woman not covered by this practice. Femmes soles were either never married women, or widows and had the right to trade on their own, could sue or be sued, and maintained the rights to her property. ...
Asked in Fish, Definitions
Why is it called petrale sole?
The fish is called a petrale sole despite not being a sole but a flounder due to commercial marketing. At the time it was first sold in stores, it was marketed as 'sole' so that transplants would be more comfortable buying something that sounded familiar. ...
Asked in Business & Finance
What is sole proprietor?
A sole proprietor is someone who owns there own business. A newspaper stand for example. If you invest your money into your business, then create and run it ALL BY YOUR SELF, then the business is called a sole proprietorship, and you are the sole proprietor. ...
Asked in Skeletal System
Is there a bone called the sole in the human body?
The person before me was incorrect in what they said. No, there is no bone that is anatomically call "sole" but the common name of the calcareous is know as the "sole" of the foot. ...
Asked in Business Law, Federal Laws
What is the title of the owner of a sole proprietorship?
The owner of a sole proprietorship can take on various titles. They can be called the owner or the CEO if they choose. ...
Characteristic of a sole trader?
the characterististics of a sole trader are: -unlimited liablitity -only one person controls the business which is called the sole trader - financial infomration is only visible for the owner of the business - the sole trader can keep all profit made by the business - it is a unicorporated business ...