Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘he came over to see me one evening’
night, late afternoon, end of day, close of day
twilight, dusk, nightfall, sunset, sundown
literary eve, even, eventide, evenfall, gloaming
2‘the evening of her life’
latter part, last part, latter stage, close, end, later years, declining years
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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.