Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
fraudulent, corrupt, swindling, cheating, double-dealingView synonyms
- ‘Silence is the condition of a people bereft of their culture, whose very language, drained of all its folklore, makes an empty, metallic sound, the sound of hollow-hearted laughter.’
- ‘But the real change, the reason that 2007 should mark a turning point, is that the public mood is turning away from hollow-hearted consumerism, if only for environmental reasons.’
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.