Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An object dragged in the water behind a boat in order to keep its bows pointing into the waves or to lessen leeway.
- ‘That warning enabled her to take on extra water ballast, put out sea anchors and batten down for the blow.’
- ‘Annual memberships go for $500 each, which helps pay for things such as sea anchors and building repairs.’
- ‘The rest of the crew came on deck, and we began deploying sea anchors.’
- ‘Blair shut off both engines, then flipped a switch on the console that lowered both bower and sea anchors.’
- ‘Ever thought sea anchors are only for when all heck breaks loose?’
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.