Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1The Supreme Institution for Intelligence and Special Assignments, the principal secret intelligence service of the state of Israel, founded in 1951.
2The Institution for the Second Immigration, an organization formed in 1938 for the purpose of bringing Jews from Europe to Palestine.
From Hebrew mōsāḏ ‘institution’.
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