Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Some listeners will probably find his voice a bit adenoidal for their tastes.’
- ‘Mike's pinched, adenoidal tenor gave a little bite to the verses of their songs, but they were defined by Brian's angelic falsetto on the choruses.’
- ‘Literate lyrics, an insistent strum, and an endearingly adenoidal yelp combine for a thoroughly enjoyable song.’
- ‘Oh, and the singer's adenoidal yelping isn't an affectation.’
- ‘I hear that high, adenoidal voice that sounds like 50 other kids who have that same adenoidal voice.’
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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.