Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A country in NE Africa south of Egypt, with a coastline on the Red Sea; population 35,473,000 (est. 2011); languages, Arabic (official), Hausa, and others; capital, Khartoum.
2A vast region of North Africa, extending across the width of the continent from the southern edge of the Sahara to the tropical equatorial zone in the south.
From Arabic sūdān, literally country of the blacks.
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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.