Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A masked ball.
- ‘Many of the photographs of the café life and the bals masqués also helped to perpetuate this image.’
- ‘Another favourite costume with the bal masqué is that of the ‘Postillon de Longjumeau.’’
- ‘It was said that the beautiful maharani sometimes danced on tables at bals masqués in Paris, dressed only in an emerald necklace.’
- ‘I could not imagine what a bal masqué and Père-Lachaise had to do with one another.’
- ‘In Versailles’ heyday it was the scene of bals masqués and outdoor concerts.’
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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.