Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘m'learned friend’short for my (representing the pronunciation used by lawyers in court to refer to or address the judge or a fellow barrister on the same side)
- ‘Socks are another area where negative ease can be a good thing (better to fit into your shoes, m'dear).’
- ‘I will never leave you M'dear.’
- ‘Have some Madeira, m'Dear!’
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.