Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- popular and erroneous term for bend sinister
- ‘The term "bar sinister" is quite simply an impossible term of heraldry.’
- ‘This bar sinister probably needled your attorneys, most of whom are fine fellows with curly black hair, double-breasted suits, etc., into attempting to enjoin us.’
- ‘That ‘bar sinister’ had not prevented Royal Meath winning the Grand Steeplechase de Paris and the Conyngham Cup at Punchestown.’
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.