Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a luxurious New York hotel’
opulent, sumptuous, affluent, expensive, rich, costly, deluxe, lush, grand, palatial, splendid, magnificent, lavish, lavishly appointed, well appointed, extravagant, ornate, fancy, stylish, elegant
informal plush, posh, upmarket, classy, ritzy, swanky
North American upscale
British informal swish
North American informal swank
poor, austere, spartan
2‘a luxurious lifestyle’
self-indulgent, sensual, pleasure-loving, comfort-seeking, epicurean, hedonistic, sybaritic, lotus-eating, decadent, extravagant, immoderate
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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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.