Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A toasted sandwich.
- ‘Jaffles can be prepared in advance, covered and kept in refrigerator until required. It is best to clean your sandwich maker while still hot with a damp cloth.’
- ‘Get up, and eat some breakfast-resembling food, eg weetbix or a jaffle.’
- ‘Anyway, we eventually got the very damp wood burning and enough heat in the fire to produce tea and jaffles.’
1950s: from the proprietary name for a toaster.
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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.