Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘he condemned her as superficial and a hypocrite’
sanctimonious person, pietist, whited sepulchre, plaster saint, humbug, pretender, deceiver, dissembler, impostor
informal phoney, Holy Willie
British informal creeping Jesus
North American informal bluenose
rare Pharisee, Tartuffe, Pecksniff, canter
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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.