Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A bridge formed by mooring boats side by side across a river.
- ‘It's where Xerxes built a bridge of boats and marched across an army to invade Greece.’
- ‘A bridge of boats was constructed, linking Anglesey to the mainland, to provide another attack route.’
- ‘William II contemplated invading Ireland, allegedly toying with the idea of building a bridge of boats from Wales.’
- ‘He lost contact with his base of supply when he crossed the Hudson dismantling the bridge of boats behind him.’
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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.