Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1In nouns denoting.
- 1.1 A descriptive science.‘geography’
- 1.2 A technique of producing images.‘radiography’
- 1.3 A style or method of writing or drawing.‘calligraphy’
- 1.1 A descriptive science.
- 2.1 Writing about (a specified subject)‘hagiography’
- 2.2 A written or printed list.‘filmography’
- 2.1 Writing about (a specified subject)
From or suggested by Greek -graphia ‘writing’.
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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.