Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of an object) held as security by a pawnbroker.‘our money was gone and everything was in pawn’
- ‘Unfortunately, his guitar is in pawn down at the local hock shop because he can't pay his bills on time.’
- ‘She can't afford to pay off the money all at once and must leave her things in pawn.’
- ‘A forty-dollar shovel will net you less than six bucks in pawn.’
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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.