Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An appetizer consisting of oysters individually wrapped in bacon and served on toast.
- ‘Small items, often with fanciful names like ‘angels on horseback’, were thought to provide a suitable closing note to the meal and to aid digestion.’
- ‘Dinner eaten out in those days consisted of a starter, then fish, then meat, then a sweet, then savoury again, like herrings on toast, welsh rarebit or angels on horseback.’
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.