Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Fresh cow flops flecked with flies festooned the forest floor.’
- ‘Oh and by the way the locals use this road to drive cattle down, so try avoiding the cow flops too.’
- ‘We breathed in the aroma of our Cuban seed cigars from Mexico and the New Mexican roasted cow flops.’
- ‘Cow flops that have not dried into chips are messier objects than horse droppings.’
- ‘You just have to be careful where you ski the next day or you may ski right through a cow flop!’
- ‘Crossing this pasture required the agility of a ballet dancer to, avoid the cow flops.’
- ‘This means crowds double, surf schools spring up like mushrooms from cow flop, and the roads and highways get crazy.’
- ‘After three days the cow flops are firmer and most importantly (for the chickens) the fly eggs and other parasites have hatched into high protein larva.’
- ‘This is a wholesome look at what two urban brattlings can learn wading through cow flops.’
- ‘My sister and I decided to check out the cow flops with our sticks much to my mother's dismay.’
- ‘They also leave us other less desirable gifts, cow flops don't go away in these type of places.’
- ‘It's hard to see but there are dried cow flops dispersed throughout the meadows.’
- ‘He looked around and said, ‘Aw, Benny dragged the tree through the cow flop again.’’
- ‘A rotary lawn mower can hurl a normal deposit of fresh cow flop as high as second story windows.’
- ‘The answer is not to break the law in secret, and then to cover up the crime in cow flops.’
- ‘Dave offered to present summer tips (including how to avoid stepping in cow flops) at the July 12 meeting.’
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