Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the companies are thus removed from the common temptation to profiteer’
overcharge, racketeer, make an excessive profit, make an illegal profit
informal make a fast buck, make a quick buck, make a quick killing
1‘letters in the paper denounced capitalist profiteers’
extortionist, extortioner, racketeer, exploiter, black marketeer
Australian informal urger
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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.