Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A set of four flashbulbs arranged in a cube and operated in turn.
- ‘It was a blur of revolving red lights on idling cars, and stern blue-uniformed men, and flashcubes popping everywhere.’
- ‘Thousands of flashcubes popped for these and other daring routings.’
- ‘‘The theft of a twelve-million dollar painting by Vermeer,’ said the officer sternly, and all three Californians blinked as a flashcube went off in their faces.’
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.