Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small, slender commercially important European lobster.Also called Dublin Bay prawn
- ‘This will be followed by plans for sole in the western Channel and Bay of Biscay, haddock in Rockall, and Norway lobster in the Cantabrian Sea and western Iberian Peninsula.’
- ‘At another site we encountered rock fish and Norway lobsters, although these were camera shy.’
- ‘It is nonetheless to be remarked that Lord, 1867, stated that many Norway lobsters were imported and that for every regular lobster sold at Billingsgate fish market, four Norway lobsters were sold.’
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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.