Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in the US) a female local political party leader.
- ‘In fact, I had only just met Shaffer, 83, a lively former Washington County Democrat committeewoman.’
- ‘A local Republican committeewoman who came to support Habay, blamed disgruntled employees.’
- ‘‘There were some really strong, key families here once,’ says committeewoman Vanessa Brown, 38.’
- ‘Hansberry's mother, Nannie Perry, a schoolteacher and, later, ward committeewoman, was from Tennessee.’
- ‘Brister, who has served as a national committeewoman to the National Republican Committee for four years, succeeds Baton Rouge state Rep.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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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.