Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A person who looks intently into a crystal ball with the aim of seeing images relating to future or distant events.‘fortune tellers of all stripes, including crystal gazers’
- ‘There are the usual acupuncturists, crystal gazers, harmonic convergence believers.’
- ‘With all the jesting about crystal balls and crystal gazing did you ever ask yourself if you ever met a crystal gazer?’
- ‘Having an open mind and cleared, focused thoughts are imperative to the true crystal gazer.’
- ‘In 1582, he joined forces with a crystal gazer by the name of Edward Kelley.’
- ‘The scrapbook contains an extremely frail poster for the show, which was headlined by The Great Omar, "The Man of Many Mysteries" and "India's Greatest Crystal Gazer."’
- ‘Most of the successful crystal-gazers record a preliminary experience before they begin to descry shapes and faces.’
- ‘She put her doubts aside to accompany Sylvia to a séance at the home of Boston's most famous crystal gazer.’
- ‘One of its peculiarities is that it exempts a long list of professionals like doctors and lawyers, as well as phrenologists, circus managers and crystal gazers.’
- ‘Much like natural quartz crystal, the high clarity of lead crystal imbues it with properties of light and energy that make it a natural choice for the crystal gazer.’
- ‘Dyed-in-the-wool scientists can now leave the room, followed by dyed-in-the-wool New Agers, crystal gazers and practitioners of past life regression.’
- 1.1A person who attempts to forecast the future.‘for France, most crystal gazers see around 4% economic growth’
- ‘The historian's role as a crystal gazer is usually precarious yet Mr. Purcell performs well when he looks into the future.’
- ‘This is-the time of year that crystal gazers and selfstyled seers stare down the corridors of the future and announce their discoveries.’
- ‘To those who are not crystal gazers, a complex and guarded answer seems wise.’
- ‘Would the future described by the crystal gazers really be a utopia?’
- ‘For crystal gazers, emerging markets are hot and the EU is not.’
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.