Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Eyes supposedly affected by excessive television viewing.‘he watched so much TV he'd got square eyes’
- ‘Expect me to soon have very square eyes - there's a LOT to watch!’
- ‘I have square eyes from watching the UKTV Gold Pride and Prejudice fest today.’
- ‘And because my viewing time was rationed in case I got square eyes, TV was exotic.’
- ‘What with the NatWest one day matches between England and Australia and Bangladesh during the day, plus another Lions match, I finished the weekend with square eyes from watching too much TV.’
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.