Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Expressing scornful disbelief at a statement.‘‘Under other circumstances, I think we could have been friends.’ ‘In a pig's eye,’ Susan thought’
- ‘The down-home narrative is folksy and fun to read aloud, particularly Granny's refrain, "In a pig's eye! My, oh, my!"’
- ‘In a pig's eye is rhyming slang for lie, and usually means Nonsense!’
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.