Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A rectangular frame with poles at each end for being carried by two people.
- ‘Some hundreds of men were employed at this work, busy with their handbarrows, their picking and boring.’
- ‘Today's modern carts come in different forms; barrow, hand truck, wagon, wheelbarrow, push cart, handbarrow, handcart or gurney.’
- ‘Potter and Injun Joe were carrying a handbarrow with a rope and a couple of shovels on it.’
- ‘Trucks, forklifts and handbarrows are often used for this work.’
- ‘All the powder charges are carried in a handbarrow by four men, being the charges were light enough and were taken to be loaded in the gun.’
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.