Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A large cannon with a long range.
2A trough for washing gold-bearing deposits.
- ‘On the diggings the miners were confronted with a strange new world of ‘bottoms’, ‘second bottoms’, and ‘false bottoms’, of ‘cradles’, ‘long toms’, and winzes’.’
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.