Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A wave set in wet hair using the fingers.
- ‘Ken reminded me that ‘the traditional finger waves from the actual 1920s were overly stiff with a harder edge.’’
- ‘Lily Bierman had finger waves in the front of her hair and wore her long hair in a bun.’
- ‘Pleats and twists are always very popular, braids and finger waves can also be used to give a softer feel to the hair.’
- ‘The big man and his old school (yet still ridiculously annoying) finger wave are back.’
- ‘The next day Boozer took out the pin curls in the front and formed finger waves, holding them together with clips and holding spray.’
- ‘‘My character is a cross between Pearl Bailey and Josephine Baker,’ she says, putting the final touches on her finger waves.’
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.