Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘No royal blood flowed through his veins, and none of his unroyal blood had been spilled in battle since early in the last war.’
- ‘For her part, Gertrude knows her Hamlet's unroyal condition makes Ophelia a satisfactory match.’
- ‘The queen stuck out her tongue in a very unroyal fashion, then followed her wardrobe-mistress's advice.’
- ‘This is after all an ancient if rather unroyal prerogative.’
- ‘What was surprising was her unexpected, quite unroyal sense of humour, which won her many devotees.’
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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.