Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A mistake or blunder.
hurl, smash, crash, slam, throw, toss, fling, pitch, cast, lob, launch, flip, catapult, shy, aim, direct, project, propel, send, bowlView synonyms
- ‘No mistakes are made but there are lots of frantic bishes which cause Mr. Wilkins to go in for roof-level attacks.’
1930s: of unknown origin.
Used as a euphemism for or playful form of ‘bitch’‘I miss that crazy bish’
1990s: alteration of bitch.
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