Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A member of the navy, typically one who is of low rank.→ swab
- ‘He made an immediate impact: Besides teaching self-defense to his fellow swabbies, his likeness was used on posters for war bonds and his photo was hung at Naval Headquarters in Washington, DC.’
- ‘‘I wanted to know what it feels like to sail a tall ship,’ one volunteer swabbie told The Wall Street Journal.’
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.