Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- nonstandard spelling of dog, used especially to represent American speech
- ‘I wouldn't give it to my dawgs or even my worst enemies,’ Xena said with vengeance.’
- ‘Would I rather be called a bitch or a female dawg?’
- ‘I got some dawgs runnin’ around heah, and I don't know who dawgs they is, and they pit bulls, and I want somebody to come and get 'em.’
- ‘Because I was on a flight originating from Jamaica, all passengers from this flight had to walk in single file, so that the dawg could sniff us out.’
- ‘Anyway, I'm tired like a dawg, so I am going to draw some Z's.’
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.