Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A top hat.
- ‘Saltires were as ubiquitous as Millennium merchandise, a group of Colombians having secured a cartel in the ‘official novelty vending’ of silly felt lum hats, expertly tapping into the patriotic theme.’
- ‘The sun glinted on the Governor's gold lace and my lum hat, and no doubt they thought we were heathen deities descended from the heavens.’
- ‘I'll be there with my lum hat & silk lined cape!’
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.