Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the Queen's speech to Parliament’
the Houses of Parliament, Westminster, the House of Commons, the House of Lords, the Commons, the Lords, the House, the Lower House, the Upper House, the Mother of Parliaments
2‘the Russian parliament’
legislature, legislative assembly, congress, senate, chamber, house, upper house, lower house, upper chamber, lower chamber, second chamber, convocation, diet, council, assembly, Chamber of Deputies
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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.