Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A construction toy consisting of interlocking plastic building blocks.
- ‘The kids and my young cousin Luke are getting Lego, every one of them.’
- ‘As most geeks know, playing with Lego is superb training in math and geometry.’
- ‘Indeed, executives at rival toy firms cannot believe that Lego has so far avoided outsourcing its manufacturing.’
- ‘But anyone who hasn't looked at Lego toys since his or her own childhood is in for a rude shock.’
- ‘Slowly, you take a few pieces of Lego and stick them together, as you once did as a child.’
1950s: from Danish leg godt play well from lege to play.
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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.