Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[predicative] Swimming.‘sardines aswim in oil’
- ‘She looked at him with eyes that were aswim with tears.’
- ‘They have implied that my generation is aswim in a sea of branding unimagined by preceding generations.’
- ‘A plate of sautéed button mushrooms aswim in a soupy blend of sherry and lemon juice also slipped in somehow.’
- ‘My mind was aswim with everything I had just learned about Samantha and Samantha's baby.’
- ‘Audiences, heads aswim with new names and dates, might note with surprise how little light the 12-hour day has shed on Stoppard's political views.’
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.