Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- dialect form of baby
- ‘I've blubbed like a babby 3 times so far and the one about the Ethiopian boy reunited with his family just had me howling.’
- ‘It was the thing which made me a little boy, a babby, no more.’
- ‘Wells, 45, found a woman screaming ‘My babby's still upstairs! ‘as smoke billowed from her house.’
- ‘I didn't tell your Mum, because stress is bad for growing babbies and I didn't want any ‘dad's a loser’ proteins to enter your little nervous system.’
- ‘You see, of the four folks left in the house, I am the babby, in blog-terms at least.’
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.