Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A horizontal beam extending from each side of a ship's bow, used for raising and carrying an anchor.→ cat
- ‘Section 771 prohibits the use of rope-operated friction catheads for hoisting as of January 1, 2005.’
- ‘The best he could find was a place near the anchor's chains on the forecastle, near the cathead the crew uses as a privy.’
- ‘He sighed and stood, balancing on the cathead, then stepped across to the deck.’
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.