Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Genuine, original, or good.‘a true-blue ridgy-didge Aussie’
- ‘I suppose he was wanting to come over all ridgy-didge but, strike me pink, instead he ends up looking a right galah.’
- ‘Running a yarn to protect an in-house show is one thing - pretending it's a ridgy-didge story with real world protagonists just further demeans your image.’
1950s: from ridge, an old slang term meaning gold, gold coin.
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.