Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] Wood as a building material, or finished work built from wood.‘houses built with sloping roofs and heavy timbering’
- ‘Forrington's furniture dealers moved in around 1920 and, after restoration work which revealed the timbering, the building has been occupied by a succession of cafes and eateries.’
- ‘The extensive schedule of work includes everything from repairs to the roof and windows to lime washing, staining the antique timbering and redecorating all the plaster infill panels.’
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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.