Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a boy was solving a quadratic equation’
mathematical problem, sum, calculation, question
2‘the equation of success with material rewards’
equating, equalization, identification, association, connection, likening, matching
equivalence, likeness, identity, correspondence, agreement, comparison, balance, balancing
3‘other factors also came into the equation’
the situation, the problem, the case, the question, the quandary, the predicament
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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.