Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A tactic used by the defense in a spy trial, involving the threat to expose government secrets unless charges against the defendant are dropped.
- ‘The risk of graymail can arise in various circumstances.’
- ‘Instead, the court's decision, though formally upholding the review requests of the United States and NATO, provides a roadmap for defendants to pursue graymail strategies in the future.’
- ‘Graymail is a defense gambit not available to most criminal suspects.’
- ‘To call this graymail or blackmail is to demonstrate a fundamental misunderstanding of criminal jurisprudence.’
- ‘But I suspect there's a very good reason behind not going to trial and seeking a death penalty, and that's the phenomenon of ‘graymail.’’
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.