Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for second officer
- ‘This was only to be expected, and it was the mate and second mates ' jobs to motivate them with threats and promises.’
- ‘Jack and Ash, my two best friends, now my first and second mates, helped me along the way.’
- ‘At that moment, Miguel, the second mate, interrupted us.’
- ‘Captain Austen and the second mate were on the bridge at the time of the stranding, which occurred at high tide.’
- ‘I was second mate to the captain of this ship, but he was washed off in the last storm we hit.’
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.