Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
proper nounEgyptian Mythology
The sun god, the supreme Egyptian deity, worshipped as the creator of all life and typically portrayed with a falcon's head bearing the solar disc. From earliest times he was associated with the pharaoh.starView synonyms
The chemical element radium.
1Argentina (international vehicle registration).
3(in the UK) Royal Academician.
4(in the UK) Royal Academy.
5(in the UK) Royal Artillery.
6(in the UK) Rugby Association (in the names of rugby clubs):‘Darlington RA’
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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.