Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An annual summer dinner or outing held by a printing house for its employees.
- ‘By year three, the wayzgoose had grown into a two-day event.’
- ‘By the second year, the wayzgoose had evolved into a show where printers displayed and sold their work to an interested public.’
Mid 18th century (earlier waygoose): of unknown origin.
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.