Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A window blind consisting of vertical rows of horizontally gathered fabric that may be drawn up into a series of ruches.
- ‘A festoon blind is designed to remain extended.’
- ‘You don't want curtains flapping over the sink or cooker or festoon blinds that collect dirt.’
- ‘Austrian and festoon blinds are far more gathered and decorative more like gathered curtains than flat blinds.’
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.