Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The quality of being bad-tempered or mean-spirited.
- ‘Satire works first on the ill nature of the audience; they are moved to laugh… and the shame of that laughter teaches us to amend what is ridiculous.’
- ‘She falls in love with Heathcliff despite his ill nature.’
- ‘We should flood Paypal with letters illustrating the ill nature of their policies and reasons why many people have problems with the way they operate.’
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.