Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A pale-coloured, nocturnal, burrowing rattlesnake that moves sideways over sand by throwing its body into S-shaped curves. It is found in the deserts of North America.
- ‘Sidewinders use quick motions to wiggle into the sand to bury the greater part of their body.’
- ‘The Sidewinder will usually only have the eyes and nostrils visible once buried in the sand.’
- ‘He doesn't seem to be describing just any kind of slithering, but something akin to the movement of the sidewinder.’
A heavy blow with the fist delivered from or on the side.
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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.