Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A thick, close-fitting, double-breasted jacket.→ reefer
- ‘Snug reefer jackets with raised collars were paired with thigh-high black leather boots.’
- ‘Standish had brought them to a stop outside a dimly lit café that appeared to be closed, except that a burly drunk in a dark reefer jacket had just wandered in unopposed.’
- ‘The navy single-breasted reefer jacket continues to be fashionable when a formal look is wanted.’
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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.