Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘they stood on the threshold of the church’
doorstep, sill, doorsill, doorway, entrance, entry, way in, door, gate, gateway, portal, approach
2‘these young people are at the threshold of their careers’
start, starting point, beginning, brink, verge, edge, dawn, birth, origin, inception, conception, opening, launch, inauguration, institution, initiation, debut, creation, day one
3‘100 dB is close to the human threshold of pain’
lower limit, starting point, minimum, margin
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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.