Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Undeniable; irrefutable.‘the front porch and doorway of a house convey ungainsayable class signals’
- ‘Most of the points that it makes seem to me ungainsayable, but clearly that is not how they strike everyone.’
- ‘My friend, Labour party member, and ungainsayable leftist recommends his ‘friend and favourite vicar-in-training’ in the Guardian.’
- ‘I got most of the way through, sleepily agreeing, until I was pulled up by such an ungainsayable falsehood that I was forced to go back and revise my opinion of the rest.’
- ‘And then there's the ungainsayable observation (once it's explained) ‘that a bus full of rancorous, quarrelsome, and aggressive passengers is bound sooner or later to have a collision’.’
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.