Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Record (a television programme) during transmission:‘BBC 2's cameras will telerecord the new production’
- ‘Originally broadcast live, the whole series has been preserved via telerecording.’
- ‘The first substantial television version was made in 1960, and happily still survives, albeit only in a poor-quality telerecording.’
- ‘In those days, television companies would often telerecord each other's output to see ‘what the opposition were up to.’’
- ‘Thanks to Andrew for details of the 1938 telerecording.’
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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.