Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- archaic term for unclean
- ‘Looking up and down the short hallway, Virginia saw the sight of the large, uncleanly crewmen celebrating an unknown occasion with large mugs of ale.’
- ‘It is, in fact, a point of honour with young Heathcliff to be uncleanly.’
- ‘Repton substituted ornamental gardens for ‘the uncleanly, pathless grass of a forest, filled with troublesome animals of every kind, and some occasionally dangerous.’’
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.