Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘she could feel the pulse at the base of her neck’
heartbeat, pulsation, pulsing, throb, throbbing, vibration, pounding, thudding, thud, thumping, thump, drumming
2‘the pulse of the train wheels’
rhythm, beat, rhythmical flow, rhythmical pattern, measure, metre, tempo, cadence
3‘a dolphin emits short pulses of ultrasound’
burst, blast, spurt, eruption, impulse, surge
1‘loud music pulsing throughout the building’
throb, pulsate, vibrate, palpitate, beat, pound, thud, thump, hammer, drum, thrum, oscillate, reverberate
pitter-patter, go pit-a-pat, quiver
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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.