Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Having successfully relocated the bridge, there's no job too big for the nation's favourite brickies.’
- ‘With Saudi Arabia's strict no alcohol regime, the writers didn't think it was a natural home for Britain's booze-loving brickies.’
- ‘This is because a brickie becomes acclimatised to the sun's rays, whereas an office worker is more likely to sunburn.’
- ‘I went to the farthest part of the site and joined a gang of brickies clearing up.’
- ‘Many a visiting brickie has succumbed to a heart attack after viewing walling here.’
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.