Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A shaped block inserted into a shoe when it is not being worn to keep the shoe in shape.
- ‘Additional notes: - if you're going to spend some money on real shoes, get some shoe trees.’
- ‘He also bought a pair of shoe trees to keep his 10EEEs in top shape.’
- ‘I found the second shoe tree a day after that, and the third one three days after that.’
- ‘The best ways to find a shoe tree are luck, accident, or word of mouth.’
- ‘This narrow, 180-foot-long assembly of cast-offs included shoe trees, crockery, wheels, hand tools, hardware, animal horns and masks from various cultures, nestled one after the other.’
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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.