Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An unsuitable marriage or alliance.
- ‘Superficially it appears to be a conventional family saga, which opens with the familiar device of a mismarriage.’
- ‘And this mismarriage constitutes a neuroendocrine war within the makeup of the individual that is played out in all their relationships.’
- ‘Curious marriages and blatant mismarriages persist, however, because people are desperately keen these days to promote wines by showing how good they are with food - and not just wines: I have suffered food with whisky, port and Armagnac.’
- ‘To put it bluntly, the game is a mismarriage of ideas from various titles, though elements of this overall mismarriage happen to work together to create something of a coherent game.’
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.