Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of cotton or other fabrics) preshrunk by a controlled compressive process; meeting certain standards of washing shrinkage.
- ‘Manufacturers which meet special test requirements and conform to a precise standard of shrinkage established by The Sanforized Company may label their merchandise Sanforized.’
1930s: from the name of Sanford L. Cluett (1874–1968), the US inventor of the process.
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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.