Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘ministers and preachers fulminated against the new curriculum’
protest, rail, rage, rant, thunder, storm, declaim, inveigh, speak out, make a stand, take a stand
denounce, decry, condemn, criticize, censure, disparage, attack, execrate, arraign
informal mouth off about, kick up a fuss about, kick up a stink about, go on about
rare animadvert, excoriate, vociferate about, vituperate
2‘thunder fulminated around the house’
explode, flash, crack, detonate, blow up, go off
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