Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
prickle, spike, barb, spine, bristle
‘he has become a thorn in the flesh of any establishment’
annoyance, irritant, irritation, source of irritation, source of vexation, source of annoyance, pinprick, pest, bother, trial, torment, plague, inconvenience, nuisance, menace
aggravation, peeve, pet peeve, pain, pain in the neck, bind, bore, headache, hassle
pain in the butt, nudnik, burr in someone's saddle, burr under someone's saddle
pain in the arse
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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.