Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A type of speed-skating competition on roller skates.
- ‘In this film, among other things, I learned to weld, I surfed, I was in a roller derby, and performed a number with this amazing group of beautiful, sexy dancers called the Pussycat Dolls.’
- ‘He believes in the roller derby, the hurkey turkey, hardware stores, Hank Williams and hand me downs.’
- ‘The old roller derby was more like wrestling, where everything was choreographed and they weren't hurting each other.’
- ‘The remake excises most of the satirical bite of the original by removing the game - a bloodthirsty roller derby - from its all-American context.’
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.