Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of a disease) able to be caught.
- ‘You treat me as if I am some kind of contractable disease!’
- ‘I highly doubt this is a contractable disease you are dealing with.’
- ‘Your destination may carry a risk of a contractable disease such as malaria, typhoid, cholera or even rabies.’
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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.