Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A tin opener.
- ‘That so-happy-to-see-you act is pure relief: unless he works out what cupboard the food's in, and learns to operate a can-opener, he genuinely thinks he's going to starve.’
- ‘Pulling the Leatherman I carry with me everywhere from the front pocket of my bag I singled out the can-opener and locked it into place.’
- ‘‘Perfect’, thought I, as I sought out the can-opener and then proceeded to eat the fishy contents with great relish.’
- ‘For all I know she could sound like a cross between Diana Degarmo and an electric can-opener.’
- ‘Or have you ever attempted to open a can without a can-opener?’
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.