Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Invariably, producers, managers, director and fellow cast members decide to pop their heads around dressing-room doors for a quick chat and a cheery ‘Break a leg, darling.’’
- ‘Break a leg, and I'll join you on stage when you give the cue.’
- ‘‘Break a leg,’ he whispered in my ear before releasing me.’
- ‘‘Break a leg!’ I call after her.’
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.