Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- see umber
- ‘She had that psychotic grin on her face, yellow eyes all ablaze as knots of burnt umber threads fell over her shoulders and face, arms spread wide as she sat in that metal seat.’
- ‘Add 0.4g burnt umber and 0.2g Indian yellow to a mortar, and then add 10 ml gum.’
- ‘This specification covers the pigments commercially known as raw umber and burnt umber.’
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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.