Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘local authorities have a duty to promote the welfare of children’
well-being, health, good health, happiness, comfort, security, safety, protection, prosperity, profit, good, success, fortune, good fortune, advantage, interest, prosperousness, successfulness
2‘youngsters cannot claim welfare’
social security, benefit, state benefit, benefit payment, public assistance
allowance, pension, credit, support
sick pay, sickness benefit, unemployment benefit, unemployment pay
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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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.