Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘he had pleaded with her to stay’
beg, entreat, beseech, implore, appeal to, petition, supplicate, importune, pray to, request, ask earnestly, call on, adjure
apply to, solicit
2‘his accomplice pleaded ignorance’
claim, use as an excuse, assert, allege
argue, state, present, put forward
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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.