Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Eyes that are narrow and oval with pointed ends.
- ‘Liadan's almond eyes narrow as she pulls her hands roughly out of his gentle grip.’
- ‘The only thing that betrayed his true emotions was the angry flashing of his eyes, wide almond eyes that were so like my own.’
- ‘White was born with the enviable gene that elongates her already striking features: She has sky-high legs and almond eyes, and a milky smooth radio-announcer voice that demands attention.’
- ‘We shook hands slowly and almond eyes met crystal as I stared him down, the tingling sensation in my hand not fading until hours after I'd walked away.’
- ‘Her hair was shorter and was slightly graying and her green eyes were more rounded than Penny's almond eyes.’
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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.