Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1British A fabric cover pitched outside and over a tent to give extra protection against bad weather.
- ‘He unzipped a corner of the flysheet and looked inside.’
- ‘Tents with flysheets of various designs and colours dotted the encampment like wildflowers on a rolling hill.’
2A tract or circular of two or four pages.
- ‘As a kid I drew on any blank piece of paper I could find, from flysheets of books to the back of grocery flyers.’
- ‘The list of other books on the flysheet suggests that the author has got into a groove, but the record is stuck.’
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.