Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
verb[WITH OBJECT]interlard something with
Intersperse or embellish speech or writing with different material.‘a compendium of advertisements and reviews, interlarded with gossip’
- ‘Written with erudition and firm, if sometimes quirky, opinion, the book is interlarded with humor and acerbic comment.’
Late Middle English (in the sense mix with alternate layers of fat): from French entrelarder, from entre- between + larder to lard.
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.