Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A switch or other device in which electrical contact is automatically made and broken.
- ‘Auto engines had much more horsepower per pound of weight, and though physically larger, they did not weigh much more than the make-and-breaks.’
- ‘This sounded the death knell for the slow and heavy make-and-breaks.’
- ‘The hammer type of make-and-break has given very good service.’
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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.