Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A banknote worth one pound sterling, now replaced by the pound coin in England and Wales.
- ‘She pulled out a crumpled pound note and handed it to Joey.’
- ‘Our abundant coinage makes it easy to dispense with the pound note.’
- ‘I paid with a pound note (which were still about in those days), then Ted popped the magazine into a brown paper bag and escorted me to the door of the shop.’
- ‘The one pound coin was issued to replace the one pound note which had suffered badly from the constant handling which small denominations received.’
- ‘I know it's a real surprise nowadays when you see a pound note.’
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.