Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person who commits arson:‘police believe arsonists were responsible for both fires’
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- ‘I did not find even one case that dealt with the sentencing of a female serial arsonist.’
- ‘The press has been quick to condemn arsonists for the fires raging in New South Wales in Australia.’
- ‘A gang of arsonists today torched a car with a petrol bomb.’
- ‘A convicted arsonist with a history of mental illness has been set free despite threatening to set fire to a block of flats.’
- ‘Detectives are scouring court lists as they try to trace the arsonists responsible for a devastating attack on York Crown Court.’
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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.