Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A road surfaced with a material such as asphalt.
- ‘I have a house, electricity, running water and sewerage, a made road and rubbish collection.’
- ‘My 1899 map shows Pankhurst Avenue as being named Chalk Lane at the time, and Down Terrace is now in existence as a made road.’
- ‘The road was formed as far as the Navigation Inn by 1829 and after that was a stile and gates and open track which was improved into a made road in 1853.’
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.