Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Flooded or submerged.‘a market aflood with dumped food’
- ‘One aid worker told me recently ‘We're aflood in material aid and we're aflood in money.’’
- ‘The water had not been so high since the Great Storm in '50. The meadows were aflood.’
- ‘A pipe has burst at the Thames Burrow and they are aflood!’
- ‘The air is aflood with wavelengths.’
- ‘The terrace is already aflood and I notice that most of the plants have already been forced into a very low altitude drooping posture so I decide to leave them there.’
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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.