Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of a carpet or rug) woven so as not to form a projecting pile.
- ‘Over the past 30 years, the Indian entrepreneur has turned the firm that bears his name into a brand for high-end furnishings, especially for the flat-woven rugs known as dhurries.’
- ‘A tapestry is, by definition, a flat-woven cloth that uses discontinuous weft threads to create images.’
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.