Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
adjective & adverb
- more formal term for ad-lib
- ‘A large randomised controlled trial is needed to determine if ad libitum of demand/semi-demand feeding of preterm infants affects clinically important outcomes.’
- ‘Chicory pulp is used in the diet of ad libitum fed pregnant sows to restrict their energy intake.’
Latin, literally ‘according to pleasure’.
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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.