Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1The capital of the United Kingdom, in southeastern England on the Thames River; population 7,619,800 (est. 2008). London, called Londinium, was settled as a river port and trading center shortly after the Roman invasion of AD 43 and has been a flourishing center since the Middle Ages. It is divided administratively into the City of London, which is the country's financial center, and 32 boroughs.
2An industrial city in southwestern Ontario, Canada, north of Lake Erie; population 353,395 (2006)
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.