Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A car having a fabric roof that can be folded down; a convertible.‘a small drophead with a V6 engine’→ drop-top
- ‘In fact I reckon the only competitor in the style stakes is the Alfa Romeo drophead.’
- ‘Another drophead that was eye-catching was also to be found on the GM stand.’
- ‘The market for dropheads was unerringly a fair weather one, good when the days are long and the sun is shining, adversely affected by dark, rainy days and longer nights.’
- ‘This makes it a true no-compromise everyday car, with none of the hang-ups of all other dropheads in my experience.’
- ‘And to be a drophead force in the land where dropheads are a significant proportion of cars sold in certain sun-blessed states, it has to be very good as a foreign brand to compete against the merely adequate domestics.’
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.