Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
adjective & adverbMusic
(especially as a direction) getting slower and broader.
An allargando passage.
- ‘Maisky also puts in his own nuances, quite profusely, like the allargandos in the Vth Suite.’
- ‘Though not intonation-perfect, Jo wowed at every opportunity, soaring and executing allargandos with effortless ease.’
- ‘The coda is particularly forceful; in his score notes, Del Borgo says a slight allargando in the last two bars is possible for directors wishing to bring the piece to a more dramatic conclusion.’
- ‘Where were the sforzandoes and allargandos I was accustomed to?’
- ‘It was good for our preconceived notions of interpretation to be challenged, but occasionally what seemed strange pull-ups and allargandos, might have been considered perverse.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
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.