Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A company that does a large percentage of its business as a federal government contractor.
- ‘And clearly, the EU path, in some form or another is the world of the future whatever the Beltway bandits think.’
- ‘As Fuller points out, much of the expansion in government programs takes place among the so-called ‘Beltway bandits,’ companies that contract out with the federal leviathan.’
- ‘‘I don't want to give the impression that the new Microdyne will be a Beltway bandit,’ Jalbert said.’
- ‘But he wasn't a Beltway bandit either - which was a big part of his appeal.’
- ‘These days, most A - 76 experts generally aren't working in government; they work for Beltway bandits.’
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.