Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘they try to vet all the publications they sell’
screen, assess, evaluate, appraise, weigh up, examine, look over, review, consider, scrutinize, study, inspect
investigate, censor, check, redact, check out, check up on
probe, research, look into, delve into, dig into, search into
informal give something a once-over, give something the once-over, size up
1‘I took the cat to the vet’
animal doctor, veterinary surgeon, VS, horse doctor
North American veterinarian, doctor
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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.