Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A soldier armed with a pistol.
- ‘Battles usually involved the clash of blocks of infantry, their onset prepared by arquebus and cannon fire, with cavalry - many of them pistoleers trained to use the caracole - posted on the flanks.’
- ‘Having not received the medicine, or at least not seen any improvement in his performance as a pistoleer, Black Bird was intent on having a serious discussion with Smith about the matter when he met his end.’
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.