Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A female screw with threads at both ends for joining lengths of piping or rods.
- ‘As early as 1919 it decided to replace screw couplings on its 41,661 freight wagons with American-type automatic couplers which were safer, especially on narrow-gauge lines.’
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.