Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘animals which existed at some time in the distant past’
live, be alive, be living, have life, breathe, draw breath
be, have being, have existence, be extant
2‘the liberal climate that existed during his presidency’
prevail, occur, be found, be met with, be in existence
remain, obtain, continue, last, endure
be the case
3‘she had to exist on an average income of £50 a week’
survive, subsist, live, stay alive, support oneself, eke out a living, eke out an existence
manage, make do, keep going, struggle along, scrape by, keep one's head above water, make ends meet
informal get by, keep the wolf from the door
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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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.