Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Miscellaneous people or articles.‘the forty odds and sods left behind marched to the station’
- ‘The Scottish parliament is ‘very much an odds and sods parliament’.’
- ‘With that in mind, here are the odds and sods that I've found very helpful in my first few weeks of parenthood.’
- ‘So I get onto Wiggle and order some new handlebars, plus a couple of other odds and sods.’
- ‘A few odds and sods to clear up on what's going to be my last post on my 1999-vintage Gateway Professional 500 PC.’
- ‘Manufactured with soft bristles, a glass washing brush is ideal for removing all sorts of odds and sods from glassware.’
- ‘There is rubbish in bin bags thrown over the wall and everything from odds and sods from sofas through to domestic waste.’
- ‘Language, history, morality, acceptable behaviour and other odds and sods.’
- ‘There are some odds and sods that I want to try.’
- ‘Include the other odds and sods and it quickly adds up.’
- ‘There are a couple of other odds and sods, your Honour.’
- ‘The Station Master is generally upbeat and, like this blog, covers general tube trivia and odds and sods as well as his daily job.’
- ‘This leaves one place in each ward to be contested by the Community Independents, Greens, genuine independents and other odds and sods.’
- ‘I am inundated on a daily basis with e-mails from all manner of odds and sods.’
- ‘This was developed further on Melke, a compilation of odds and sods published two years later.’
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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.