Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Expressing surprise, anger, or affirmation.
- ‘Of course, there's the predictable financial concerns (especially when I worked out yesterday how much, on average, I spend a week: egad!)’
- ‘The revelation that this crisis is really about - egad!’
- ‘In the University Parks, they were playing games I didn't know existed when I was young: lacrosse with mixed teams, egad!’
- ‘You stumble off a long flight, catch a glimpse of your mug in the mirror, and - egad!’
Late 17th century: representing earlier A God.
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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.