Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A rhyme between stressed syllables followed by one or more unstressed syllables (e.g. stocking/shocking, glamorous/amorous).Compare with masculine rhyme
- ‘Feminine rhyme predominates in Spanish and Italian poetry, while German and French use masculine and feminine rhyme equally.’
- ‘In English verse today, the masculine rhyme is of course the staple thing, the feminine rhyme being a somewhat rare variation.’
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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.