Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A D-shaped fetter for tethering a horse by the leg, now only as represented as a heraldic charge.
- ‘A falcon displayed within a closed fetterlock was a badge of King Edward IV.’
- ‘Too soon he saw that his hope was vain; there were ten or twelve stout archers with the white rosette of York in their bonnets, the falcon and fetterlock on their sleeves.’
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.