Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person who seeks to become rich through marrying someone wealthy.
- ‘As for his worries about your being a fortune-hunter when there is no fortune, chalk that up to an artificial barrier he has thrown up.’
- ‘In Singapore, however, Emily realizes that she can't go away with her Englishman and Fred learns that his princess was merely a fortune-hunter.’
- ‘Instead, fearful of being branded a common fortune-hunter, she quickly told her prospective employer the truth instead.’
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.