Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of a compound leaf or other plant organ) made discontinuous by smaller interposed leaflets or intervals of bare stem.
intermittent, sporadic, broken, fitful, interrupted, on and off, disrupted, erratic, disconnectedView synonyms
- ‘Note the displacement of the blade/sheath boundary and the interrupted ligule line.’
(of a cadence) having a penultimate dominant chord that is followed not by the expected chord of the tonic but by another, usually that of the submediant.
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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.