Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
proper nounGreek Mythology
The daughter of Atlas and mother of Hermes.
proper nounRoman Mythology
A goddess associated with Vulcan and also (by confusion with Maia) with Mercury (Hermes). She was worshipped on 1 May and 15 May; that month is named after her.See also Maia
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.