Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Hot and cold (used in describing the water supply to a hotel bedroom or a room in a house)‘all rooms have h & c’
- ‘All rooms have H & C, razor point, easy chairs, colour TV and tea and coffee-making facilities.’
- ‘It has a stove, oven, sink with h & c water, refrigerator, charcoal & gas BBQ and bar.’
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.