Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘developments pertaining to the economy’
concern, relate to, be related to, be connected with, be relevant to, have relevance to, apply to, be pertinent to, have reference to, refer to, have a bearing on, appertain to, bear on, affect, involve, cover, touch
2‘the shop premises and stock and all assets pertaining to the business’
belong to, be a part of, be an adjunct of, go along with, be included in
3‘salaries which are much lower than those that pertain in Western Europe’
exist, be the order of the day, obtain, be in effect, be the case, be prevalent, prevail, be current, be established
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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.