Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Reverse the action of a boat's oars to slow down or stop.‘the exhausted crews backed water and the fleet fell apart’
- ‘After a successful ram, ships could back water and go after another enemy, but one wonders how many such shocks a ship could take.’
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.