Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A mixture of small variously shaped and coloured sweets.
- ‘He told the columnist that at that time, he had some catarrh pastilles, dried peas, pills and dolly mixtures laid out on the ‘operating table’.’
- ‘The brightly coloured figures appear very much like flattened dolly mixtures.’
- ‘We finished with my home-made fairy cakes, iced in pastel colours and topped with dolly mixtures and candy flowers.’
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.