Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A figure of a gnome used as a garden ornament.
- ‘‘In truth, many garden gnomes look very much like him, but these were painted with his skin colour and the right social worker beard,’ says Nita, the C-LIS gnomes officer.’
- ‘Highlight of the garden, created by scuba divers 150 feet down in the murky depths of Wastwater, is a display of around 40 garden gnomes.’
- ‘Inspiring her father to stop mourning the death of his wife and re-engage the world, Amelie kidnaps his garden gnome and sends photos of the gnome in cities around the world.’
- ‘Sadly, most of us have never encountered a garden gnome that wasn't made out of cheap plastic.’
- ‘French police are trying to find homes for over 80 garden gnomes kidnapped in eastern France earlier this year.’
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.