Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Not ready or prepared for something.‘his light clothing left him ill-prepared for the rain’
- ‘Some companies are said to be ill-prepared and concerned that they will not be able to find the money.’
- ‘And if we had been reading them correctly, for what they told us, not what we wanted to hear, we would not have been so ill-prepared for the actual electoral results.’
- ‘It has also revealed a nation ill-prepared to cope.’
- ‘Your children will absorb your fear, rather than what you are trying to say, and will be ill-prepared to cope with a crisis.’
- ‘A report from the Chartered Management Institute reveals businesses in London are ill-prepared to cope with disaster and disruption.’
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.