Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a herd of goats’
billy goat, billy, nanny goat, nanny, kid
2‘he was in the mood for playing the silly goat’
3‘Sally, just you be careful of that old goat’
lecher, lecherous man, lascivious man, libertine, womanizer, seducer, adulterer, pervert, debauchee, rake, roué, profligate, wanton, loose-liver, sensualist, sybarite, voluptuary, Don Juan, Casanova, Lothario, Romeo
informal lech, dirty old man, DOM, wolf, ladykiller
informal, dated RIP
informal, formal fornicator
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