Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[predicative] Shining.‘eyes ashine in the darkness’
- ‘Rufus Sewell, eyes ashine and hair a-long, plays a nutty grassroots abolitionist, while Youssou N'Dour, the African music star, is a freed slave whose published accounts of his ordeal helped to galvanize the anti-slavery movement.’
- ‘The moon's ashine; by many a lane Walk wistful lovers to and fro; It must be like old days again; How they do love!’
- ‘In regimental reviews, they like to sweep past at the double-quick, their faces ashine with sweat and pride.’
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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.