Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] A type of stiff, smooth cardboard used as a drawing surface or for cutting and shaping.
- ‘She picked up a large piece of Bristol board and went to talk to the teacher.’
- ‘In the first step, photograms were produced by arranging a set of Bristol board strips of differing widths.’
- ‘We needed Bristol board and markers to make signs.’
- ‘I cut sheets of Bristol board to size and draw everything in pencil.’
- ‘At school, Carrie had tallied up the number of votes and posted a huge Bristol board outside the cafeteria.’
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.