Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘No, the problem this balmily sunny Jerusalem day is that Reva can't access my blog anymore no matter what portals she uses.’
- ‘Henry Edward's burial rites had taken place on a glorious spring day, balmily out of keeping with the emotional desolation of the event.’
- ‘As you can imagine, my eyes lit up at this prospect and I began to balmily enjoy looking forward to the prospect of towering hills of white powder littering up the home.’
- ‘Sankaran scats with verve, lending the words a suppleness and bringing a heady effervescence that wafts balmily into ‘A Night in Tunisia.’’
- ‘But the water was calm, the sky clear, and the wind blew balmily; so I waited for what should happen.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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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.