Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
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- ‘Thus the trouble and strife would walk down the apples and pears and along the frog and toad to use the public dog and bone.’
- ‘Ten minutes later he's on the dog and bone again.’
- ‘We had little info on this brewery apart from a phone number, so we reached for the dog and bone and had a natter to the owner.’
- ‘Burly Dad conducts his antique business in a cockney accent on the dog and bone.’
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.