Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The three-hundredth anniversary of a significant event; a tricentennial.‘events arranged to mark the Library's tercentenary’‘the conference celebrates the tercentenary of the Scottish architect William Adam’
- ‘Gilbert was more celebrated in his tercentenary year than he will be today.’
- ‘The focal point of the tercentenary celebrations will take place in Germany - the battalion's current base - next Saturday, when it will receive new colours from the present Duke of Wellington.’
- ‘In 1916 he was knighted on the stage of Drury Lane at the conclusion of a special, tercentenary performance of Julius Caesar.’
Relating to a three-hundredth anniversary; tricentennial.‘his tercentenary year’
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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.