Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A bible placed in a hotel room or hospital ward by Gideons International with the aim of spreading the Christian faith.
the scriptures, the holy scriptures, holy writ, the good book, the book of booksView synonyms
- ‘He recalls finding a Gideon Bible in a hotel room.’
- ‘He gave me 5,000 Gideon Bibles.’
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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.