Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A pattern of interlocking right-angled spirals.
- ‘The architrave includes a Greek key design and other symbols, and the side archivolts are decorated with acanthus leaves.’
- ‘Another important find is a bronze belt plate of the classic Greek key design.’
- ‘They make up, for example, a Greek key and grapevine arch around a mosaic image of Persephone eating a pomegranate.’
- ‘In the 1870s engineering firms began to market geometric etching machines which led to the mass production of glasses decorated with linear patterns including circles and the Greek key.’
- ‘The original floorboards, painted white with a Greek key design, contrast with the rich red walls.’
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.