Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1The itinerary of a traveling gospel preacher.‘a retired clergyman who spent his working days as an evangelist on what was left of the old Sawdust Trail’
- ‘Thorn, the son of a Pentecostal preacher who grew up singing and playing tambourine on the Mississippi sawdust trail, has developed a musical style that combines folk, blues, country, gospel, R&B, and rock and roll.’
- 1.1 The process of an erring individual's rehabilitation through repentance.‘the president has been on the sawdust trail recently, apologizing hither and yon’
- ‘None of the recognition, however, replaces the impact Sunday had on the lives of those who hit the sawdust trail at one of his meetings.’
- ‘The presidential campaign trail hasn't quite turned into the ‘sawdust trail,’ but religious issues and candidate comments on faith have popped up frequently.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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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.