Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A joint of beef consisting of two sirloins joined at the backbone.
- ‘The specific name was given because in past times it was thought suitable for rubbing into a baron of beef.’
- ‘But I was thinking of taking a pig and a lamb over and spit roasting it or possibly killing another of my cows and taking a huge baron of beef, or two, you know… something that can feed 60 people.’
- ‘In turn, the double sirloin joined by the lumbar spine became punningly known as a baron of beef.’
- ‘Instead of a wedding cake, a strawberry shortcake was offered, topping off a menu that included baron of beef, salmon, shrimp cocktail, fettuccine and fruit.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
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.