Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(on scorecards) maiden over(s).
3Malta (international vehicle registration).
4Medium (as a clothes size).
5[in combination] (in units of measurement) mega-‘8 Mbytes of memory’
Messier (catalogue of nebulae)‘the galaxy M33’
(with reference to solutions) molar.‘0.15 M NaCl solution’
9(in UK road designations) motorway.‘the M25’
10Used with following numeral in measures of money supply.‘broad money, M3, grew by an annualized 9.7 per cent’
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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.