Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- old-fashioned term for pram
- ‘But his father sat still, smiling mildly, swathed in the blanket, like a baby in a perambulator.’
- ‘The fist-fighters of to-day are like babies wheeled about in their perambulators.’
- ‘Only the coaches and perambulators are in motion.’
- ‘In fact, in many ways, his ejection of playthings from his perambulator has left me free to make vastly superior new arrangements concerning a couple of products, much to my satisfaction.’
- ‘A huge chart had various action poses of the pachyderm such as catching butterflies, fishing, sleeping, walking with shorts, pushing a baby elephant in a perambulator and sitting on a drum eating ice cream.’
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.