Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A reddish-brown pigment consisting of ferric oxide.
- ‘Where she used to use a Venetian red stain, now she might prepare a primed canvas with a raw sienna stain.’
- ‘At the very least I am living proof that turpentine, cadmium red, burnt sienna, Venetian red et al are not carcinogenic.’
- 1.1A strong reddish-brown color.
- ‘Like most of Sandback's work, untitled, it dates from 1977 and uses seven strands of Venetian red knitting yarn strung taut from ceiling to floor.’
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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.