Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An island off southwestern Cuba, in the Caribbean Sea; population 71,000. Long a source of jurisdictional disputes between Cuba and the US, it has been a resort and a prison colony. Renamed in 1978, it has many facilities dedicated to youth. English name Isle of Youth; formerly Isle of Pines.
Juventud, Isla de la/ˈēslä dā lä ˌho͞ovānˈto͞od/
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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.