Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘he fell headlong into the tent’
head foremost, head first, on one's head
2‘those who rush headlong to join in the latest craze’
without thinking, without forethought, precipitately, precipitously, impetuously, rashly, recklessly, carelessly, heedlessly, hastily, in haste, head first, head over heels
1‘a headlong dash through the house’
reckless, precipitate, precipitous, rash, impetuous, hasty, careless, heedless
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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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.