Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
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- ‘One motorcyclist was recorded travelling at a speed of 108 mph on a derestricted road proving that a mindless section still choose to use the county's roads as their own personal speed track.’
- ‘I didn't derestrict my airbox or get a larger air intake though so I probably could have got better results.’
- ‘So it flashes you as you leave the village for the derestricted bit, rather than as you enter the built up area.’
- ‘Couldn't all motorways be derestricted at night, say between midnight and 4am?’
- ‘He disappeared in the rear view mirror within a matter of seconds as the speedo crept up to 180 mph on a derestricted stretch of road.’
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.