Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A woman to whom someone was formerly married, from whom they are now divorced.
- ‘In 1951, he finally decided to dump his long-suffering first wife, Mildred, for the newly divorced ex-wife of a congressman.’
- ‘It seems the divorce his ex-wife filed had some interesting allegations.’
- ‘There's been talk that he's had difficulty meeting the alimony payments to the ex-wife.’
- ‘The problem I am having is his childish ex-wife.’
- ‘Adam, a missionary who lost his face, returns to Japan to spread the ashes of his ex-wife.’
- ‘She didn't want to spend anymore time arguing with Sam's ex-wife on the front step.’
- ‘I just wonder what your ex-wife thinks about what you have done to her.’
- ‘His death would allow his ex-wife to remarry.’
- ‘His mother (my ex-wife) has a habit of coming back into our lives every eight to 10 months.’
- ‘I felt as though I were being lectured by my ex-wife, the schoolteacher.’
- ‘Brad also admitted that he wanted to get even with the journalists who wrote "cruel" stuff about his now ex-wife.’
- ‘There's a reason my ex-wife called Emmitt "our four-legged philosopher friend."’
- ‘My ex wife had no problem at all in buying herself clothes.’
- ‘Whether you die with or without a will, your ex-wife is first on the list of people entitled to custody.’
- ‘Dr Malik's ex-wife also runs a law firm called Maliks on Cheetham Hill Road.’
- ‘We have to move on now from the king of pop to his ex-wife, Lisa Marie Presley.’
- ‘I think it was something to do with his ex-wife.’
- ‘Back at the apartment, I tried once again to reach my ex-wife in Tennessee.’
- ‘John's ex-wife is also hospitalized, with incurable cancer.’
- ‘My ex-wife wanted to devote more time to her career.’
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.