Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Ornamental braid or coat fastenings consisting of spindle-shaped buttons and loops.
- ‘Saliva splattered onto his jacket and dripped down the lace and frogging.’
- ‘I turned round and there was a doorman, dressed in a green 18th-century coachman's coat with extra frogging.’
- ‘He was facing her, no longer clad in the deep jacket with silver frogging, but now swathed in his trademark black cloak.’
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.