Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1An islet, especially in a river or near a mainland.
2A piece of flat ground by a river which is submerged in times of flood.
Old English, from Old Norse holmr; more frequently used in Scotland and northern England, but found in place names throughout Britain.
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.