Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘they treated her inflamed skin’
swollen, puffed up
red, reddened, raw, hot, burning, itchy, itching, chafing, smarting, stinging, angry, angry-looking
sore, painful, tender, sensitive
infected, festered, septic
2‘her face was inflamed with rage’
red, flushed, high-coloured, burning, flaming, florid
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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.