Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1811–63), British novelist, born in India. He established his reputation with "Vanity Fair" (1847–48), a satire of the upper middle class of early 19th-century society. Other novels included "The History of Henry Esmond" (1852)
Thackeray, William Makepeace/ˈTHak(ə)rē//ˈTHakəˌrā/
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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.