Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘she was a hypochondriac who could not manage without her pills’
valetudinarian, valetudinary, neurotic
1‘her tiresome hypochondriac husband’
valetudinarian, valetudinary, malingering, neurotic, health-obsessed, obsessed with one's health, preoccupied with ill health, anxious about one's health
rare hypochondriacal, hypochondric
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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.