Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
noun, verb, & adjective
- ‘Like Northern English, Scots prefers the order He turned oot the licht to He turned the light out and Gie me it to Give it me.’
- ‘Aye, an the one says to the other, ‘Will thee pit oot thee fire til I get mine lichted.’’
- ‘I had to come awa’ after he began, and I could see from the house the kirk lichted up, and oh, I wearied sair for them to come hame!’
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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.