Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The period from 4 to 8 a.m. on board a ship.
- ‘In a prelude to life at sea, the dragon boat team learnt the meaning of the ‘morning watch’ when it rose at 4am on March 7 to prepare to compete in the championships.’
- ‘Kennedy held the morning watch, relieving the other officers from his fidgeting and worry.’
- ‘He had gone to bed early, as he was taking first morning watch and the others sat up, gazing at the fire.’
- ‘Hornblower wakened at the last ding of the fifth bell in in the morning watch.’
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.