Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A brass band playing silver-plated instruments.
- ‘Bratton's famed silver band is hoping to follow up success in the regional brass band championships at the finals in September.’
- ‘The silver band did their traditional oomp-pah-pahing round the village early on Christmas morning.’
- ‘Other attractions included a horseshoe tossing competition, skittles, the Southern Shockwaves cheerleading team, donkey rides, line dancers and a silver band.’
- ‘Swindon Male Voice Choir along with the Wroughton silver band played carols.’
- ‘Facilities are basic at the venue built for the local silver band in the 1920s.’
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.