Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A window with three separate openings, the central one being arched and taller than the others; a Palladian window.
- ‘It faces the front and is lit by a large original Venetian window with leaded diamond panes topped by a plaster archway.’
- ‘A Venetian window on the east side of the quadrangle which had been previously filled in, has been restored with new columns.’
- ‘The sight of sunlight striking the 16th century Venetian window frames not only took my breath away - it made me itch for my camera.’
- ‘Next time you see a Venetian window, a triangular pediment, a coved gallery ceiling, or a Georgian terrace with lined stucco, remember who started it all.’
- ‘I can see the Venetian window and the grape-vine curling up to the roof.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.