Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Fit (a shoe) with a new heel.‘take your clothes to the cleaners and your shoes to get reheeled’
- ‘I accept that someone may be telling me to get my cowboy boots reheeled.’
- ‘He has the sense to wear a nice suit in a dark navy wool but matches it with terrible, cheap loafers with a metal bar across the instep that are in desperate need of a polish and a reheel.’
- ‘I'm fortunate in having a decent cobbler nearby, so I can get boots reheeled until the uppers collapse.’
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.