Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] A design of spoons and forks, with handles shaped like the body of a violin.
- ‘The "fiddle" pattern had its origins in France about 1675.’
- ‘This is a fine heavy fiddle pattern soup ladle with a large hemispherical bowl.’
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.