Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A device for tightening a rope or cable by twisting it using a stick as a lever.
- ‘He gave us instructions for the building of a Greek siege engine that consisted of two Spanish windlasses, the arms of which were connected by a bowstring.’
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.