Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
With one's family.‘when they went out en famille, Steven always drove’
- ‘We went out en famille in the mornings, and in the afternoons handed the children over to the care of our holiday tour operator.’
- ‘A few days later I was back in Kirtlington, but this time it was for Sunday lunch en famille.’
- ‘Actually, we went out en famille to a swish noodle bar earlier today.’
Early 18th century: French, literally in family.
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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.