Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the equity of Finnish society’
fairness, fair-mindedness, justness, justice, equitableness, fair play
impartiality, even-handedness, lack of bias, lack of bigotry, lack of discrimination, lack of prejudice, egalitarianism
honesty, integrity, rightness, rightfulness, rectitude, uprightness, righteousness, properness, decency, goodness, honourableness, scrupulousness, conscientiousness
disinterest, disinterestedness, neutrality, objectivity, balance, open-mindedness
2‘the builder owns 25% of the equity in the property’
value, worth, valuation
ownership, rights, proprietorship, right of possession
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