Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A speed bump.
- ‘Actually, once I'd insert them fully, I didn't notice I had them in at all… unless I was driving round lots of corners… or judder bars… oh my, the judder bars!’
- ‘There were none of the modern judder bars to slow traffic, but the corrugations in unsealed roads especially on hills and on corners could have the same effect.’
- ‘The Government plans to install judder bars or traffic islands on the main road around Rarotonga in an effort to curb speeding drivers.’
- ‘Anyway just take it easy around Innes Common as it's only 40 (this speed limit is ridiculous, and as for those judder bars now!)’
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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.