Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘his strong sense of humour was a great asset’
benefit, advantage, blessing, good point, strong point, strength, forte, talent, gift, strong suit, long suit, virtue, recommendation, attraction, attractive feature, selling point, resource, beauty, boon, value, merit, bonus, aid, help
saving grace, redeeming feature, compensating feature
informal plus, pro
2‘the company can use its own assets as the security for credit’
property, resources, estate, holdings, possessions, effects, goods, valuables, belongings, chattels, worldly goods, worldly possessions
capital, funds, wealth, principal, money, riches, means, deep pockets, fortune, finance, reserves, savings, securities
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