Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An informal greeting.
- ‘And if you already know what I'm talking about, why not drop by and say hiya to our friends at Barbelith.’
- ‘Author's Note: Well, hiya, how are all of you doing?’
- ‘With Debbie wandering round the isles, I raced back home, sprinted inside, said hiya to the dogs, got my wallet and raced back to the supermarket.’
- ‘Oh hiya, I don't think I'll be able to make it in for the week.’
- ‘Feels like a long time since I sat here and wanted to chat to you… so here I am… hiya everyone, what you been up to?’
- ‘Girls would giggle as they swept past, too afraid to muster a squeaky hiya in case any of them replied.’
- ‘We get results - hiya to our readership at the Beeb!’
1940s: alteration of how are you?.
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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.