Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A strong waterproof rug for a horse, used during the winter.
- ‘Mrs Grooby presented a New Zealand rug with a ‘poutama’ pattern to the National President.’
- ‘Not too long ago heavy, stiff fabrics - such as waxed canvas-made New Zealand rugs and jute - were the norm.’
- ‘I have just bought him a New Zealand rug as I am worried he is not producing enough grease to keep himself warm.’
- ‘Rumor has it that he was the one to take the concept of hind leg straps from New Zealand rugs and add them to horse blankets.’
- ‘Then came New Zealand rugs which weighed a tonne and took 4 days to dry.’
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.