Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Unsuitable or inappropriate.‘the soil is ill-suited to wheat farming’
- ‘Brown is ill-suited to the latter half of this role.’
- ‘In all likelihood, the student will be ill-suited to the demands of a university course, as the ever increasing number of drop-outs shows.’
- ‘For the best part of two decades, the music industry had no idea what to do with Johnny Cash, and no concept was considered too ill-suited or humiliating.’
- ‘They had two sons and the marriage proved durable, but they were temperamentally ill-suited.’
- ‘The island is full of impenetrable virgin forest ill-suited to bikes, leaving the last leg to be completed on foot.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.