Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A large African game bird with slate-coloured, white-spotted plumage and a loud call. It is sometimes domesticated.
- ‘The top photo is of a Pearl or ‘wild type’ guineafowl with black and white spotted feathers.’
- ‘Other considerations are the same as for the entire family of guineafowl.’
- ‘It has a restful, out-of-the-way atmosphere and is named after the flocks of guineafowl that frequent the nearby field.’
- ‘The helmeted guineafowl is the ancestor of the domestic guineafowl’
- ‘Though primarily found in rainforests, some guineafowl live in open-country habitats other than the desert, such as grasslands and plains with thickets and brush.’
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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.