Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An Aborigine thought to have spiritual and magical powers.
- ‘Weban was known as a boylya or 'native doctor' with extraordinary powers.’
- ‘In West Australia, the boylya or Medicine Man invokes the crystal to descry the result of distant expeditions.’
- ‘In Western Australia the sorcerer (or boylya) watched the fumes arising from leaves and twigs thrown into a grave prepared for the deceased’
From Nyungar bolya.
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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.