Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Show by one's existence and qualities that something is the case:‘she is living proof that hard work need not be ageing’
- ‘Melissa is living proof that even though exercise has many positive benefits, too much can be harmful.’
- ‘I think that seeing my parents change their lives in such a fundamental way was living proof that change is always possible.’
- ‘They said they were living proof that he did and would.’
- ‘Greg is living proof that there are bigger better things possible in this world, at least in terms of money.’
- ‘She is living proof that for many, owning and operating a gallery is something that becomes a part of you that is difficult to leave behind.’
- ‘This is living proof that under certain circumstances differences in life don't have to create friction.’
- ‘Not only that, she was living proof that athletes could be competitive on the world stage and be free of performance-enhancing drugs.’
- ‘No, hold on a second - I was living proof that that wasn't true.’
- ‘Women who attended the group many years ago were there to show that they were living proof of the value of the Women Awake initiative.’
- ‘It was the living proof of the old adage that man does not live by bread alone.’
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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.