Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A disreputable man or youth who spends his time loitering on the street.
- ‘This sounds more like the sharp practice of a street corner boy than a scientific investigation by a responsible company.’
- ‘The mortgage brokers and rip-off contractors are the runners and corner boys.’
- ‘In pea jacket and flat cap, Steve O'Connell represents Clar Quinlan, a gravelly voiced corner boy.’
- ‘There's not a corner boy in sight and trash is noticeably absent.’
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.