Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A private single compartment in a railroad sleeping car.
- ‘We spent a weekend in New Orleans which is were she arrived and left from on her three trips between New Orleans and Chicago on the Panama Limited, a fast all roomette overnight train.’
- ‘In the back of each car are 4 Single bedrooms, (roomettes), in the center of the car are 6 bedrooms each, with bunk beds, toilet, and wash facilities.’
- ‘That train gave way to the Silver Palm that initially featured coaches with video monitors for movies, sleepers with comfortable roomettes for business travelers, and a full diner.’
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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.