Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
intoxicated, inebriated, drunken, befuddled, incapable, tipsy, the worse for drink, under the influence, maudlinView synonyms
- ‘During the weekend in the capital Tallinn, while getting totally Brahms and Liszt on a crawl of the bars, he bumped into (perhaps not surprising given his inebriated state) the president of the Estonian Rugby Federation.’
- ‘How the heck would I know, I'm completely Brahms and Liszt.’
1930s: rhyming slang for ‘pissed’.
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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.