Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person who buys something; a buyer:‘one of the club's prospective purchasers’
buyer, shopper, customer, consumer, client, patron, investor, userclientele, patronage, public, trade, marketvendeeemptorView synonyms
- ‘He said that more than £1.8bn was spent in England by public purchasers on food each year.’
- ‘The persons who will encounter the goods in the course of trade or business are the purchasers and the users of such cleaning materials.’
- ‘The reports are also available to purchasers and consumers so they can use the data when selecting healthcare providers.’
- ‘A lot of the purchasers were repeat buyers having bought over the years and were happy with the purchases.’
- ‘In single provider markets, purchasers could use this information to adjust further the capitation rates.’
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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.