Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Hold tightly in one's arms.
hug, hold in one's arms, take in one's arms, hold, cuddle, clasp to one's bosom, clasp, squeeze, clutch, seize, grabView synonyms
- ‘He might well be rechristened John Octopus, reflecting his unstoppable urge to enclasp any passing female in a sweaty tentacle.’
- ‘Father and son, hands enclasped, staring at each other for the first time ever.’
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.