Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A deep red dessert apple of a Canadian variety.
- ‘Empire combines the mild tartness of McIntosh with Red Delicious sweetness.’
- ‘The Mcintosh apple is another great apple that can be eaten raw, used in salads, or applesauces.’
- ‘McIntosh apples are my favorite kinds of apples, too!’
Late 19th century: named after John McIntosh (1777–1845 or 1846), the Canadian farmer on whose farm the wild apple was discovered.
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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.