Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A bright appearance of the sky caused by reflection from a distant ice sheet.
- ‘We were in 24 hours of daylight now, but fog and iceblinks obscured our vision much of the time.’
- ‘A passage in Worsley's Endurance describes how early Antarctic sailors searched the clouds for iceblinks.’
- ‘The penguins are ‘real’, as much as the sky, the northern light and those iceblinks from the icicles.’
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.