Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
It's better to avoid a dangerous situation than to confront it.
- ‘‘There's a point at which discretion is the better part of valour with respect to legal disputes,’ he said.’
- ‘They have instead opted to pass up on a big pay day on the basis that discretion is the better part of valour.’
- ‘My co-worker came from this area, however, and discretion is the better part of valour.’
- ‘There are times when discretion is the better part of valour, of course.’
- ‘With these credentials, a reasonable person would conclude that discretion is the better part of valor and bite his tongue.’
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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.