Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A woman's dress with a seam at the waist, its bodice incorporating a collar and button fastening in the style of a shirt.
- ‘Do not give us shirt or raglan sleeves, or ‘shirtwaister’ styles with blousy tops, or flared or pleated skirts in boring patterns.’
- ‘Instead, putting on my best pink shirtwaister and a brave smile, I actually played the record before heading off on my birthday treat.’
- ‘She was later to be seen in his most celebrated creation, the ultra - suede shirtwaister, a huge hit in 1972.’
- ‘No, the way to wear this summer's flat shoes is with crisp A-line skirts, shirtwaister dresses and narrow trousers.’
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.