Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A state or attack of uneasiness or unreasonableness:‘people calling me Ray just gives me the fantods’
- ‘I remember Emmeline Grangerford's mourning memorabilia giving Huck the fantods.’
- ‘As Alma, Betsy Palmer gives a performance that is touching and precise as a girl with a bad case of the fantods.’
Mid 19th century: of unknown origin.
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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.