Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A game of jacks played with five pieces of metal or stone and usually no ball.
- ‘A form of ‘knucklebones’ or ‘fivestones’ was played, probably the form where a number of small bones (usually pig or sheep knuckles) or stones are taken in the palm of the hand.’
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.