Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A mechanical device that automatically reproduces a person's signature, used typically in situations where someone is required to sign a large volume of documents.‘the secretary of defense was using an autopen to place his signature on condolence letters to the families of the dead’
- ‘All letters were sorted by subject matter for appropriate response by a staffer (mostly choosing the right form letter) and signature by use of the office autopen.’
- ‘Clerical workers would have routinely signed such a citation, one of thousands like it, with an autopen.’
- ‘I would guess that every Senator uses an autopen to sign his or her correspondence.’
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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.