Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Relating to Cambridge (in England) or Cambridge University.
- ‘In the nineteenth century, publishers cranked out endless streams of literary and semi-scientific ramblings by Oxonian and Cantabrigian dons with too much time on their hands.’
- ‘These are Cantabrigian stories, told with a firm awareness of a wider British backdrop.’
A member of Cambridge University.
- ‘Lubenow adheres to a dry empiricism and rigorous abstention from overt theory which he deems appropriately Cantabrigian and Apostolic.’
- ‘If you happen to be a fellow Bostonian or Cantabrigian, then get in touch with chapter President Ronan Wolfsdorf find out what we're up to.’
- ‘The group that has, for the last couple of years, straggled so far behind its Cantabrigian and Dunelmian (yes, it's a word) counterparts that we would consider ourselves lucky to choke on their dust.’
Mid 16th century: from Latin Cantabrigia (see Cambridge + -ian).
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.