Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Used to attract someone's attention surreptitiously.‘Psst! Want to know a secret?’
- ‘Psst come closer; I've got a secret.’
- ‘‘Hey, psst,’ he asks in a stage whisper, ‘whoever's in charge here, the scenery, where's the scenery?’’
- ‘Well, Dave puts on a baseball cap and hides in the cellar and goes, psst!’
- ‘I was speaking whispers into his ear, like pssst psst psssssssst,’ she said.’
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.