Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Reliance on one's own strengths rather than on others; independence.
- ‘What Hegel does is attempt to understand the state as the realization of human freedom as radical self-dependence.’
- ‘It is also at least arguable that social welfare demands upon public revenue would be less because more affordable access to land would be likely to generate employment and increase self-dependence.’
- ‘He stressed that self-employment and self-dependence empower women.’
- ‘I believe that self-dependence is very important for all people in this country, to make sure we do not live on money borrowed from somebody else to pay for tax cuts.’
- ‘However, is it really fair to say that a degree is necessary for an acceptable level of self-dependence?’
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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.