Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A flute, such as a recorder, played by blowing endwise.
- ‘The tin whistle is an end-blown, vertically-held, six-hole fipple flute, in the same family as the recorder and numerous other fipple flutes.’
- ‘With a fipple flute, air is blown into the mouthpiece and is split by a piece of wood, bone, plastic or metal located inside the body’
- ‘Native American flutes are not the only fipple flutes.’
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.