Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person who marries or has a sexual relationship with a much younger person.
- ‘I realise that while I was labelled a cradle-snatcher when we were together in the past, now I can instead be cradle-snatched.’
- ‘Amusingly he heard the words ‘cradle-snatcher’ and ‘gold-digger’ come up more than once.’
- ‘For that reason, some would, in fact, wish that these offshore cradle-snatchers be bankrupted by any means possible.’
- ‘Man oh man, Jay, I never knew you were such a cradle-snatcher!’
- ‘My friends ‘back home’ do not understand this association and I'm afraid have branded me as a cradle-snatcher, but that is their problem.’
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.