Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A large dog of a breed used for hunting deer by sight or scent.
- ‘In fact I think for every 77 healthy deer killed by the staghounds every year, there are a further 18.5 killed on hunting days and 45.5 casualties on call out days, plus a further 37.2 dead on arrivals.’
- ‘Gun dogs, beagles, carriage horses and staghounds are highly trained and strictly controlled: they are also meticulously presented and in a certain measure put on display.’
- ‘Staghounds have been a part of my life for the past 30 years and I have hunted a large variety of game with these dogs.’
- ‘The staghound is such a versatile hunter it can be used on all introduced game ranging from bunnies up to scrub bulls.’
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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.