Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An abbreviated or other registered address for use in telegrams.
- ‘Also featured in this volume are banking details such as bank name changes, liquidations, associations, institutions and telegraphic addresses.’
- ‘About 40 forms/proformas were translated into Hindi and about 100 telegraphic addresses in Hindi were approved.’
- ‘The word ‘INTERPOL’ is a contraction of ‘international police’, and was chosen in 1946 as the telegraphic address.’
- ‘More than 35,000 telegraphic addresses were registered in London by 1889.’
- ‘In the last year of the nineteenth century Benson produced his most comprehensive catalogue: typically, he gave his telegraphic address as ‘Dynamical, London.’’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
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.