Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1dialect term for magpie
- ‘I refuse to get involved in any arguments about black-backed maggies versus white backed Magpies or Pica Pica versus Gymnorhina Tibicen.’
- ‘I think Parks and Wildlife will only remove maggies as a last resort if they are posing a threat to people.’
- ‘I used to love wandering around as a kid waiting for a maggie to swoop me.’
2Scottish term for guillemot
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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.