Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Presently Rowena returned, all ablush with joyous excitement, and begged for a rereading of the letter.’
- ‘As this issue of TIME closed, our editorial staff discovered it had some lovely reasons for an impromptu party: three orchid-decked researchers ablush and abeam with plans for marriage.’
- ‘Start with careful examination of a baby's gums: it's quite possible that they look swelled and ablush.’
- ‘There doesn't seem to be a blushing smiley on this forum, but trust me, I am all ablush!’
- ‘Mademoiselle was all ablush with delight at the discovery that she was not an old woman after all, but on occasion could still look as girlish as she felt.’
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.