Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A mechanism by which the charge of a gun is exploded.
- ‘His cousin Obed Robinson of Attleboro, Massachusetts, began as a blacksmith and made gunlocks for the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War.’
- ‘An ideal place to display gunlocks is on firearms.’
- ‘CCL manufactures a number of gunlocks and cables.’
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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.