Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Go missing, especially as a result of theft.‘the insurers have drawn up a list of cars most likely to go walkies’
purloin, thieve, take, take for oneself, help oneself to, loot, pilfer, abscond with, run off with, appropriate, abstract, carry off, shopliftView synonyms
- ‘It would seem that the office copy of ASOD has gone walkies once again.’
- ‘These can theoretically be used to ensure AGP and PCI cards don't go walkies if the server is moved - later I'll explain why they're virtually useless.’
- ‘A couple of bottles of Dom Perignon have gone walkies from the cellar.’
- ‘Except… commenting is down until at least tomorrow as the yaccs.com server has gone walkies.’
- ‘Wheelie bins are going walkies in west Wiltshire as thieves realise their black market value.’
- ‘The hotel heiress is distraught after it went walkies just two days ago.’
- ‘This post better stay where I put it this time, half of it went walkies for some reason and I had to retype it all.’
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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.