Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘arrange the orange segments on top of the filling’
piece, part, bit, section, chunk, division, portion, slice, fragment, component, wedge, lump, slab, hunk, parcel, tranche
British informal wodge
2‘economic growth would bring benefits to all segments of society’
subdivision, division, fraction, part, portion, section, constituent, element, unit, module, ingredient, slice, department, compartment, sector
1‘they plan to segment the company's 22% market share into four sections’
divide, divide up, subdivide, separate, split, split up, cut up, carve up, slice up, break up, dismember
sever, segregate, divorce, partition, section, compartment
share out, portion out, distribute
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.