Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An insect or creepy-crawly.‘I was frightened by the goggas and crawling lizards’
- ‘We are convinced there are many more cans of worms and goggas to be opened.’
- ‘If we remove the goggas from the cycles of life the entire biological network will fall apart.’
- ‘I slip out at night with a torch to check on nocturnal goggas.’
Afrikaans, from Khoikhoi xo-xon, a collective term for slithering and creeping creatures.
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.