Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(especially of clothes) skilfully made:‘a well-cut dark suit’
- ‘Fashion may be having a more lyrical moment, but please promise not to throw out all your tailored, well-cut essentials… they're the clothes you can wear day in and day out.’
- ‘Dress wear includes fashionable silk ties and well-cut suits for men, and elegant dresses and skirts and blouses for women.’
- ‘They suggested that it was legitimate and laudable for students of all income levels to desire and purchase well-cut suits and expensive Oriental rugs.’
- ‘A man in a well-cut suit was standing by the front door, watching us approach.’
- ‘He turns up every day in an expensive, well-cut suit and steel-rimmed glasses, and speaks in a calm drawl.’
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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.