Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1906–82), US baseball player; born Leroy Robert Paige. A pitcher for the Negro leagues 1924–47 and the major leagues, he threw 55 career no-hitters. He pitched for the Cleveland Indians 1948–49, the St. Louis Browns 1951–53, and the Kansas City Athletics 1965. Baseball Hall of Fame (1971)
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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.