Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person who introduces or establishes something.
originator, creator, initiator, institutor, instigator, organizer, father, founding father, prime mover, architect, engineer, designer, deviser, developer, pioneer, author, planner, framer, inventor, mastermind, maker, producer, builder, constructorView synonyms
- ‘The first and most wise institutors of religions and ceremonies, ordained that prayers, singings, and all manner of divine worships whatsoever, should not be performed without lighted candles or torches.’
- ‘At their best, people of faith minister to others in sick rooms, act as counselors, as empathic fellow-sufferers, and as institutors of healing agencies.’
- ‘The Author and institutor of marriage was no other than he that made them: even the great Lord of the Universe.’
- ‘He stands as the mythical representative and institutor of all the festivities of Yule.’
- ‘The insitutor of it was the great prophet Elias, who three times made fire come down from heaven to punish the Idolaters.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.