Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a chain made of steel links’
loop, ring, connection, connective, connector, coupling, joint, knot
2‘the links between transport and the environment’
connection, relationship, relatedness, association, linkage, tie-up
3‘they cultivated their links with the labour movement’
bond, tie, attachment, connection, relationship, association, affiliation
mutual interest, liaison
4‘one of the links in the organization’
component, constituent, element, part, piece, member, division
1‘four boxes were linked together’
join, connect, fasten, attach, bind, unite, combine, amalgamate
clamp, secure, fix, affix, tie, stick, hitch, bond, knit, glue, cement, fuse, weld, solder, couple, yoke
2‘there wasn't a scrap of evidence linking him with the body’
associate, connect, relate, join, bracket, draw a connection between, marry, wed
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