Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] Affection that is feigned in order to obtain something.‘Midge holds her son and her daughter-in-law by cupboard love, having become an excellent cook’
- ‘Throughout Jung's lifetime, most psychologists maintained that children were passive recipients of maternal care and that they became attached to their mothers because they were fed by them (the so-called cupboard love theory).’
- ‘His attempt at cupboard love by saying that a possible anagram of dayorama is ‘adora-amy’, doesn't help.’
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.