Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A plumb line attached to a board, used by builders and surveyors.
- ‘It is used in a horizontal position as a level and in a vertical position as a plumb rule.’
- ‘It is customary in laying blocks to use a plumb rule to ascertain the level alignment of the block which is being positioned on the wall.’
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.