Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The former German policy of eastward expansion, especially that espoused under Nazi rule.
- ‘Due to the ongoing Drang nach Osten (push toward the East), which some considered the great accomplishment of the Germans in the Middle Ages, increasing German colonization removed characteristic Slavic customs, dress, and language.’
- ‘Finkielkraut quotes a French commentator referring to Israel's ‘push to the East’ - a reference to Hitler's Drang nach Osten.’
German, literally ‘pressure towards the east’.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.