Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A variety of sweet pickle made with thin-sliced cucumbers and various seasonings.
- ‘It is not a canned pickle, or a bread-and-butter pickle, or a sweet pickle, or even a dill pickle full of vinegar.’
- ‘I always put out several cucumber plants for pickle relish and bread-and-butter pickles.’
- ‘One of the inventions now in his line is a sliced bread-and-butter pickle called Bee 'n' Beez that derives its sweetness not from sugar but from coconut, dried cherries and ginger.’
- ‘My great-aunt Nora, the last of the family on the Kansas homestead, made the world's best bread-and-butter pickles, and they were the magical ingredient in her potato salad.’
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.