Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Restrain (someone) with shackles.
shackle, manacle, handcuff, clap in irons, put in chains, bind, tether, rope, hobbleView synonyms
- ‘For before this I had no Lord, nor King; but I was enfettered by the power of Satan, condemned to death, and entangled in sin and blindness.’
- ‘I hope that I may yet find the rare chances to forget that I am an old, tired man who was enfettered by too many obligations.’
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.