Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘I tend to get very involved in my work’
be inclined, be apt, be disposed, be prone, be liable, have a tendency, show a tendency, be likely, have a propensity
2‘younger voters tended towards the tabloid press’
incline, lean, swing, veer, gravitate, be drawn, move
show a preference for, be biased
North American trend
1‘his family had tended the sick for three generations’
look after, take care of, care for, minister to, attend to, see to, wait on, cater to
watch over, keep an eye on, mind, protect, watch, guard
nurse, nurture, cherish
maintain, cultivate, keep, manage
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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.