Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Very fast.‘you go up the ladder like the deuce’
- ‘I only discovered it by accident, and I have been driving like the deuce to overtake you.’
- ‘The air was thick with tear gas, which makes one's eyes water like the deuce.’
- ‘All day and every day since the stunt we have been shelling and shelled like the deuce.’
- ‘When the bell rang, the little chap said, ‘now Mr., you skin out like the deuce,’ and off the youngster ran, leaving the disconcerted minister to make explanations as best he could.’
- ‘I hear it is going ahead like the deuce.’
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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.