Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Megacycle(s), a unit of frequency equal to one million cycles.
1Master of Ceremonies.chairperson, chairman, chairwoman, president, convener, spokesperson, spokesman, spokeswoman, leader, mc, master of ceremonies, mistress of ceremoniesView synonyms
2(in the US) Member of Congress.
3(in an astrological chart) the midheaven.
4(in the UK) Military Cross.
5Music cassette (of prerecorded audiotape)
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.