Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- trademark for disulfiram
- ‘Do not consider taking the drug Antabuse without direct medical supervision, as it can be lethal.’
- ‘While it is known that Antabuse produces an aversion to alcohol, this study could herald an important breakthrough in treating cocaine addiction.’
- ‘Even now, only some 140,000 alcoholics in the U.S. receive medication for their disease, ranging from Antabuse to anti-depressants to anti-seizure drugs.’
- ‘He can see a day when he will no longer need the Antabuse, but the Camproal is here to say.’
- ‘I kept writing it anyway, like an alcoholic drinking his way through the Antabuse.’
1940s: from anti- + abuse.
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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.