Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Deal with something thoroughly.‘we thought our legal department had covered all the bases in our terms and conditions’
- ‘As befits Colonial Williamsburg, the present large book about its costume collection covers all bases.’
- ‘In covering all bases the film gives us an openhanded view of the corporation's frightening grasp on our lives.’
- ‘It seemed to cover all bases although I was surprised that the court case was glossed over so quickly.’
- ‘The museum's approach to Ancient Egyptian culture attempts to cover all bases, but falls short of doing this.’
- ‘A book with a tripartite title may be said to cover all bases, and it does just that.’
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.