Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A linked sequence of steps or movements constituting a phrase.
- ‘He is credited with introducing greater use of ballon, precision batterie, and a variety of virtuoso pirouettes, and it is said that he never repeated an enchaînement, so inventive was he as a teacher.’
- ‘Every position, from a simple demi-plié to the most complex enchaînement or batterie combination, places exacting, apparently unreal demands on the body.’
- ‘Bournonville enchaînements don't finish with a self-satisfied, applause-inducing sense of consolidation.’
Mid 19th century: French, chaining together.
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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.