Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in a discussion or review of a film, book, television drama, etc.) a warning that an important detail of the plot development is about to be revealed.‘the third season ended (spoiler alert if you don't want to know) with the intervention of a ‘lady in red’’
- ‘Spoiler Alert: This review assumes that the reader is familiar with the story of King Kong, including the ending.’
- ‘I guess I should've put a "Spoiler Alert" at the top of this review.’
- ‘Spoiler Alert: The following article reveals details of the movie's plot, including its conclusion.’
- ‘The climactic twist in the movie [spoiler alert] is that the person who was helping the police to find the "devil" was actually the devil himself!’
- ‘WARNING: Small spoiler alert for this post, big spoiler alert for the comments.’
- ‘Spoiler alert: he becomes Henry V.’
- ‘SPOILER ALERT: I am about to give away the ending.’
- ‘(Friends and family spoiler alert: don't read further if you like a surprise on the 25th.)’
- ‘At the end (spoiler alert), we find the suspect he'd framed on a hunch has confessed, so he was right all along, even if his methods stink.’
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.