Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘evidence that greenhouse warming had started was at best tenuous’
slight, insubstantial, flimsy, negligible, weak, fragile, shaky, sketchy, doubtful, dubious, questionable, suspect
vague, nebulous, hazy, unspecific, indefinite, indeterminate
convincing, substantial, strong
2‘a tenuous thread’
fine, thin, slender, attenuated, delicate, gossamer, fragile
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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.