Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the constitution guarantees freedom of expression’
charter, social code, canon, body of law, system of laws, system of rules
bill of rights
laws, rules, regulations, fundamental principles
2‘the chemical constitution of the dye’
composition, make-up, structure, organization, construction, arrangement, configuration, framework, form, formation, anatomy, shape, design
3‘a woman with the constitution of an ox’
health, physique, state of health, physical condition, physical strength, shape, fettle
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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.