Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘it may be difficult for you to make an instantaneous response to what is said’
immediate, instant, on-the-spot, prompt, direct, swift, speedy, rapid, quick, expeditious, express, lightning
sudden, hurried, hasty, precipitate, abrupt
informal snappy, p.d.q., p.d.q. pretty damn quick
literary fleet, rathe
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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.