Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] Provision for payment of double the face amount of an insurance policy under certain conditions, e.g. when death occurs as a result of an accident.
- ‘She had also tricked Albert into signing a double indemnity insurance policy on his own life shortly before the murder.’
- ‘The instrument regulates the issues of double indemnity and the conditions for allowing and denying extradition.’
- ‘Or: ‘If I persuade my lover to kill my husband, but make it look like an accident, I can claim double indemnity.’’
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.