Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the scriptures contain rules for righteous living’
good, virtuous, upright, upstanding, decent, worthy
ethical, principled, moral, high-minded, law-abiding, just, honest, innocent, faultless, honourable, blameless, guiltless, irreproachable, sinless, uncorrupted, anti-corruption, saintly, angelic, pure, noble, noble-minded, pious, God-fearing
2‘a look of righteous anger came over his face’
justifiable, justified, legitimate, defensible, supportable, just, rightful
well founded, sound, valid, admissible, allowable, understandable, excusable, acceptable, reasonable, sensible
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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.