Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A board that slides vertically through the keel of a sailboat to reduce sideways movement.Compare with centerboard
- ‘Late last week, Kingfisher hit a submerged object and damaged her daggerboard.’
- ‘Contrary to popular belief, the daggerboard or centerboard does not keep the sailboat from tipping over.’
- ‘We merely centred our weight over the daggerboards and shoved the tiller round to turn.’
- ‘If the rudder and daggerboard are made of plywood and glassed they will need to be primed and painted.’
- ‘It was not possible to hoist the daggerboard and a large area of carbon was now visible on the port side.’
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.