Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A buoy which is circular in the middle and tapering to each end.
- ‘Nun buoys appear wherever commercial navigation occurs on the Mississippi, Illinois, Missouri, and Ohio Rivers.’
Early 18th century: from obsolete nun ‘child's top’ and buoy.
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.