Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[treated as singular] Introductory study, especially of the literary and external history of the Bible prior to exegesis.
- ‘Because this book is not an introduction in the usual sense, its classroom use should be complemented by a work like that of R. K. Harrison so that issues of isagogics are addressed.’
Mid 19th century: plural of isagogic, via Latin from Greek eisagōgikos, from eisagōgē introduction, from eis into + agein to lead.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.