Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘he was totally unmoved by her outburst’
unaffected, untouched, unstirred, unimpressed, unperturbed, unruffled, untroubled, undismayed, unworried
aloof, cool, cold, stolid, stony, stony-hearted, hard-hearted, dry-eyed
unconcerned, uncaring, indifferent, uninterested, unflappable, apathetic
impassive, unfeeling, unemotional, unresponsive, stoical, phlegmatic, equable
proof against, deaf to
2‘the American negotiator remained unmoved on the crucial issues’
steadfast, firm, unshaken, staunch, unwavering, unswerving, undeviating, uninfluenced, determined, resolute, decided, resolved, inflexible, unbending, implacable, adamant
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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.