Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A fast-moving winter weather system originating in the lee of the Canadian Rockies that typically brings snow, high winds, and cold temperatures across the northern US.
- ‘If the moisture follows later this fall with a couple of Alberta Clippers we will have a real mess.’
- ‘In fact, as we take a look at this storm, it's called an Alberta Clipper.’
- ‘On top of everything else, an Alberta Clipper is on the way for late Tuesday night and Wednesday, bringing a period of accumulating snow.’
- ‘Most Alberta Clippers bring light snow and a blast of cold air to the USA as they move eastwards.’
- ‘In short, an Alberta Clipper is a fast-moving storm that brings snow in its path and is followed by windy, colder weather.’
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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.