Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A system of selling goods on short-term credit or an instalment plan.
- ‘The tally system evolved into the easy hire system, which in turn became hire-purchase.’
- ‘The tally system encourages a foolish and lavish expenditure on the part of those who least know the value of goods.’
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.