Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘He also had painful aphthous ulceration of his oral mucosa and genitalia.’
- ‘The common mouth ulcers - aphthous ulcers - make the doctor's heart sink.’
- ‘It was developed at Duke University and is used for aphthous ulcers.’
- ‘Also known as aphthous ulcers or aphthous stomatitis, canker sores are small sores that can occur inside a person's mouth, cheeks, lips, throat, or sometimes on the tongue.’
- ‘The medical term for canker sores is aphthous ulcers.’
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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.