Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘he was known for his frugality and modesty’
thriftiness, carefulness, scrimping and saving, conservation, good management
caution, prudence, providence, canniness
abstemiousness, abstinence, austerity, asceticism, self-discipline, restraint, moderation, puritanism, monasticism, monkishness
miserliness, meanness, parsimoniousness, niggardliness, close-fistedness
informal tight-fistedness, tightness, stinginess
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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.