Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A kind of Brussels pillow lace characterized by bold floral patterns worked with a fine thread.
openwork, lacework, tatting, netting, net, tulle, meshwork, mesh, webbingView synonyms
- ‘The first one is completely Duchesse lace while the other has a very fine linen center surrounded with Duchesse lace.’
- ‘At the top of the skirt there was a deep yoke extending from the waistline to below the hips, of duchesse lace.’
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.