Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the Amir's constitutional powers’
legal, lawful, legitimate, licit, authorized, permitted, permissible
sanctioned, ratified, codified, warranted, constituted, statutory, chartered, vested, official
in accordance with the constitution, within the law, by law
2‘a constitutional weakness’
inherent, inbred, intrinsic, innate, structural, fundamental, essential
congenital, organic, inborn, ingrained, deep-rooted, built-in
1‘she went out for a constitutional’
walk, stroll, saunter, turn, wander, amble, breather, airing, ramble, hike
North American paseo
informal mosey, tootle
British informal pootle
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