Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1Aware of what is going on; well informed.‘they were au courant with the literary scene’up to date, up with, in touch, familiar, at home, acquainted, conversantView synonyms
- 1.1 Fashionable.‘frocks with au courant details like ruching and asymmetrical hemlines’
- 1.1 Fashionable.
Mid 18th century: from French, literally ‘in the (regular) course’.
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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.