Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A miner who works at the coalface.
- ‘They soon settled in Chell Heath and Matthew was employed at Chatterley Whitfield colliery as a face worker.’
- ‘Eventually I got a place in the team as a face-worker, coal hewing.’
- ‘Wistow faceworker Peter Feeney, 37, said: ‘We were half expecting the closure announcement, but at the same time hoping it wouldn't happen.’
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.