Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘his presidency was cut short by an assassin's bullet’
murderer, killer, executioner, gunman, butcher, slaughterer, liquidator, exterminator, terminator
informal hitman, contract man, hired gun
North American informal button man
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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.