Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The absence of vibrato or breathiness in the upper parts makes for gloriously sinewy singing.’
- ‘The breathiness had left her voice, leaving it cold and strong.’
- ‘It is a gentle way of connecting thoughts, without applying the abrupt brake of a full stop or the breathiness of a comma.’
- ‘What she lacks in sheer firepower she more than makes up for in hypnotic and compelling breathiness.’
- ‘Her voice has grown a bit deeper, but mostly it's been enriched with a soulful breathiness and grit.’
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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.