Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘Hollywood movie moguls’
magnate, tycoon, VIP, notable, notability, personage, baron, captain, king, lord, grandee, mandarin, nabob
informal bigwig, big shot, big noise, big cheese, big gun, big wheel, big fish, top dog, Big Chief, Big Daddy, biggie, heavy, fat cat
North American informal kahuna, top banana, big enchilada, macher
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.