Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the meat and broth are put into moulds to gel’
set, stiffen, solidify, thicken, harden
cake, congeal, coagulate, clot
2‘they got the team they wanted and things started to gel’
take shape, come together, fall into place, happen, take form, form, emerge, crystallize, materialize, become definite
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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.