Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A splice made by turning the end of a rope back on itself and interlacing the strands, thereby forming a loop.
- ‘The eye splice is made in the same way as the short splice.’
- ‘It's been my experience that the only people who can tie an eye splice are old sailors and glider pilots.’
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.