Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A city in Kent, SE England, the seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury; population 41,900 (est. 2009). St Augustine established a church and monastery there in 597 and it became a place of medieval pilgrimage.
2A region on the central east coast of the South Island, New Zealand.
A low cabinet for holding music or books.
Early 19th century: named after Canterbury in Kent (from a belief that the Archbishop of Canterbury ordered such a piece to be made).
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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.