Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A minor overseer or foreman.
supervisor, overseer, superintendent, manager, boss, team leader, line manager, controllerView synonyms
- ‘What do we see today in the new Devonport mall? Four men and a host of machinery, and that's not counting the "pannikin bosses".’
- ‘With the bleak days of the Depression only a little behind, men who had known relief camps and pannikin bosses had no zest for more mud or for Army sergeants.’
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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.