Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] An infection of the eyes, either conjunctivitis or trachoma, in which irritation is caused by granular inflammation of the eyelids.
- ‘To make ends meet Daisy wrote numerous articles and papers, between bouts of pneumonia, sandy blight and malnutrition, for newspapers, magazines and learned societies.’
- ‘Sandy Blight is common enough and makes its appearance without any warning.’
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.