Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A member of a black people of short stature native to central and southern Africa.
- ‘Get to see tribes like the Bantu tribes and immigrants from the Negrillos and Sudanese.’
- ‘When speaking about the Negrillos Hügel passes the borderline to Nazism.’
- ‘Gagou means that they are partially descended from Negrillos, but they seem to have infusions of Baoule’
Spanish, diminutive of negro ‘black’ (see Negro); compare with Negrito.
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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.