Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Up to date; aware of the latest developments or trends.
- ‘Sure he's witty and plugged-in.’
- ‘I have no idea if Brazile has inside information, but she's a seriously plugged-in person whose opinion is worth passing along.’
- ‘Further education and higher education institutions could be far more plugged-in to the world of filmmakers.’
- ‘There is no one more plugged-in, better-connected, more knowing in Washington than he.’
- ‘Although the authors' sources are often plugged-in, one suspects they are not always objective.’
- ‘It's very plugged-in and knows all the right people.’
- ‘The most plugged-in nation in the world is receiving virtually no true information about what its warriors are doing.’
- ‘I know not everyone is as plugged-in to current events as the blogging community, but I'd like to think my classmates can spot a ridiculous story when they see it.’
- ‘It was backed by an all-star group of affluent, plugged-in Harvard professors and alums.’
- ‘For years, investors lucky enough or plugged-in enough to get allocations of initial public offerings had a license to print money.’
- ‘He was so plugged-in to the ways of pop that it became his only frame of reference.’
- ‘A few plugged-in experts note that a more nuanced analysis of the market reveals that heating oil, which is already passing through refineries, is likely to be in relative abundance this winter.’
- ‘Drop by our sports website every Monday and Wednesday for the latest on our top drivers, written by our network of plugged-in correspondents.’
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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.