Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A television set.‘mindless watching of the goggle-box’
- ‘Hitchcock explains his love/hate for the goggle-box in much the same way that Elvis Costello once did for radio.’
- ‘You think that sounds too dull to ever make it onto the goggle-box?’
- ‘How could anyone have watched this complex sport of tennis without the authoritative tones booming from the goggle-box: ‘what a forehand’.’
- ‘It will get you out of the living room and away from the goggle-box to see some spectacular big-screen entertainment which will remind you that spectacle isn't everything.’
- ‘It continues to run on the goggle-box and now has transmuted into a stage show.’
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.