Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1Straight; rectangular; upright.‘orthodontics’
- 1.1Right; correct.‘orthoepy’
- 1.1Right; correct.
Denoting substitution at two adjacent carbon atoms in a benzene ring, e.g., in 1, 2 positions.‘orthodichlorobenzene’Compare with meta- and para-
Denoting a compound from which a meta-compound is formed by dehydration.‘orthophosphoric acid’
From Greek orthos straight, right.
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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.