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Origin of hero sandwich
regional variation note for hero sandwich
The sandwich is called a grinder, chiefly in New England and the Inland North, though this use has spread to the South and West. Spuky is restricted to the Boston area, while wedge is a common synonym in Rhode Island and coastal Connecticut. Hoagy (or hoagie ) is used chiefly in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, especially Philadelphia, though it too has spread to other regions.
Poor boy (or poboy ) is chiefly New Orleans use, originally referring to a somewhat different sandwich in which distinct sections of fillings represented the courses of a meal. Cuban sandwich, usually referring to a grilled sandwich with ham, pork, cheese, etc., is chiefly used in Southern Florida as well as the New York City area.
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His hero, Bruce Springsteen, is a gazillionaire, but he still manages to come across as a regular guy, so perception is reality.
My captain on the boat, Brazakka, he wanted me to do this Hemingway bit, with the white stubble, and he wanted the hero angle.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Selma becomes a biopic in which the hero shines while those who worked beside him are overlooked or relegated to the sidelines.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’|Gary May|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Sting took over the lead role to try to draw an audience, but his thumpingly inspirational score was already the hero of the show.Hedwig, Hugh & Michael Cera: 12 Powerhouse Theater Performances of 2014|Janice Kaplan|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But you know, I had only one other hero in my life acting and that was River [Phoenix].Coffee Talk with Ethan Hawke: On ‘Boyhood,’ Jennifer Lawrence, and Bill Clinton’s Urinal Exchange|Marlow Stern|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His hero, Gulliver, discovers race after race of beings who typify the genera in his classification of mankind.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
General Lachambre, as the hero of Cavite, followed to receive the applause which was everywhere showered upon him in Spain.
El Imparcial maintained that he was worthy of being honoured as a 19th century conquering hero.
He stood, with the air of a hero, both arms extended towards the amazed pair of lovers.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
Our hero smiled as he waved his hand to his companions, and, turning away, was soon lost to sight among the bushes.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne