Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a deep cleft in the rocks’
split, slit, crack, fissure, crevice, chasm, opening, rift, break, fracture, rent, breach, gash
cranny, interstice, furrow, indentation
gap, hole, pit, void, crater
2‘the cleft in his chin’
1‘the little gull has a cleft tail’
split, divided, cloven, parted, separated
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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.