Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An Italian marquis.
- ‘These five paintings were from the important collection of Giampietro Campana, marchese di Cavelli, in Rome, part of which the Russians acquired in 1861 and installed in the Hermitage.’
- ‘Giuseppe Panza was seven or eight years old and seated in his uncle's Fiat 501 when he first saw the villa designed in the mid-1700s by an unknown architect for the marchese Paolo Antonio Menafoglio.’
- ‘The feature of the evening was the sale of Van Dyck's large canvas of the Marchese de Spinola for $50000.’
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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.