Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the moisture vapour in the air condenses into droplets of water’
precipitate, liquefy, become liquid, deliquesce, liquidize
2‘he condensed the three plays into a single three-hour drama’
abridge, shorten, cut, abbreviate, compress, compact, contract, telescope
summarize, synopsize, precis, abstract, digest, encapsulate
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.