Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘her progress from childhood to maturity’
adulthood, full growth, majority, coming-of-age, matureness, manhood, womanhood, puberty, pubescence
2‘he displayed a maturity beyond his years’
sense of responsibility, sense, level-headedness, responsibleness, matureness, wisdom, adultness
discrimination, shrewdness, practicality, sagacity, sensibleness, sophistication, experience
3‘many fruits change colour when they reach maturity’
ripeness, matureness, mellowness
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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.