Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A clever or witty person.‘some bright spark in the agency came up with the idea of rippling silk with a cut in it’
- ‘What a pity the bright sparks who made Kind Hearts and Coronets are all dead!’
- ‘But you may ask - or some bright spark of a child may ask for you - why?’
- ‘There are many bright sparks out there, and l trust they are not put off by your ramblings.’
- ‘We'll never even find out who the bright spark was who made this terrific decision.’
- ‘Also this week, some bright sparks in the auto industry suggested it would be useful to network our cars.’
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.