Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Infested with or damaged by moths.‘tattered mothy curtains’
- ‘‘I came to see the mail, and the latest news,’ Clarissa said, helping her to her mothy armchair.’
- ‘Well endowed bovines are paraded in the ring in a simulacrum of a Mr Universe competition; absurd judges in bowler hats and mothy suits dribble over muscle and leather like old queens in a biker bar.’
- ‘We collected around a table surrounded with mothy Confederate flags.’
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.