Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A thick sandwich with a variety of different fillings.
- ‘As multi-layered as a Dagwood sandwich and as forlorn as the last day of summer, the album makes the most out of misery.’
- ‘Halftime filler bonus: Now there's plenty of time to make that Dagwood sandwich.’
- ‘I try to support them all, but suppose you can say my favourite is The Dagwood (nice big helpings and good steak).’
1970s: named after Dagwood Bumstead, a comic-strip character who makes and eats this type of sandwich.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.