Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1(forming nouns) denoting a person concerned with or engaged in an activity.‘auctioneer’‘puppeteer’
2(forming verbs) denoting concern or involvement with an activity.‘electioneer’‘profiteer’
From French -ier, from Latin -arius; verbs ( -eer) are often back-formations (e.g., electioneer from electioneering).
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.