Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Undue pride in oneself.
- ‘One should also learn to avoid non-divine traits as ostentation, arrogance, self-conceit, anger, pride and excessive attachment to worldly possessions.’
- ‘The government that repeatedly declares that an educated society is its goal has to avoid the self-conceit and arrogance coming from holding power.’
- ‘I was about to lecture him about the evil of self-conceit and the importance of modesty, when a servant ran into the library crying nervously.’
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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.