Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small emergency supply of food.
supplies, food and drink, food, stores, stocks, groceries, rations, iron rations, eatables, edibles, fare, daily bread, staplesView synonyms
- ‘These pockets are military pockets with room for ammunition clips and grenades and iron rations.’
- ‘They caused chaos by dragging a huge suitcase down from the shelf and rummaging through the contents before triumphantly producing a package of dried apricots they had brought as iron rations.’
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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.