Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘each archaeological site is unique’
distinctive, individual, special, especial, idiosyncratic, quirky, eccentric, isolated
single, sole, lone, unrepeated, unrepeatable, solitary, exclusive, only, one and only, in a class by itself
rare, uncommon, unusual, peculiar, novel, strange, odd
2‘a unique insight into the history of this beautiful region’
remarkable, special, singular, noteworthy, notable, signal, outstanding, extraordinary
unequalled, without equal, unparalleled, unmatched, matchless, peerless, nonpareil, unsurpassed, unexcelled, incomparable, beyond compare, superior, inimitable, second to none
3‘the two species are unique to the island’
peculiar, specific, particular, found only in
characteristic of, typical of
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