Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] Alternate plain and purl stitches in knitting.
- ‘One point to note is that it works well with garter and moss stitch.’
- ‘In addition to adding beads, I've also added a moss stitch border, and my version will be a stole, knitted from the bottom up.’
- ‘The whole thing was covered all over in what looked like an outsize version of moss stitch, and the back was a series of rounded surfaces rather than flat.’
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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.