Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A place where bricks are made.
- ‘Drive me out to the brickyard, and let me take a look.’
- ‘A brickyard was established the year of the fire, and limestone and sandstone were quarried from the cliffs.’
- ‘In 1882 alone local brickyards supplied three million bricks to builders.’
- ‘He and his family lived in a brickyard that had a field kitchen used by the troops of the 29th Infantry Division.’
- ‘Heinz started work at the age of 8 in his father's brickyard in Pennsylvania.’
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.