Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the debate has moved from generalities to specifics’
generalization, general statement, general principle, general truth, non-specific statement, loose statement, vague statement, indefinite statement, sweeping statement, abstraction, extrapolation
2‘there were exceptions to the generality of this principle’
universality, comprehensiveness, all-inclusiveness, extensiveness, broadness, catholicity
3‘the generality of people are kind’
majority, larger number, larger part, greater number, greater part, best part, better part, main part
bulk, mass, weight, preponderance, predominance, lion's share
most, almost all, more than half
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