Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Close (a person's eyes); prevent (someone) from seeing.‘the wise Gods seel our eyes in our own filth’
Late 15th century (originally a term in falconry meaning ‘stitch shut the eyelids of (a hawk’)): from French ciller, or medieval Latin ciliare, from Latin cilium eyelid.
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.