Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A metal plate at the base of a door or panel to protect it from damage or wear.
- ‘Mr. Crich testified that before he absented himself briefly from the aisle in which he had been working he reminded the accused to be cautious of the tile along the shelving kick plate.’
- ‘Further tweaking will be done on the car - kick plates, possibly a carbon dash in place of the alcantara, etc, etc.’
- ‘There are industrial touches such as steel mesh kick plates on the permanent walls and a sleek lighting system set into the coffer-like ceiling of the room.’
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.