Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Lay between or among; interpose.‘strips of granite are interlaid with creamy Sardinian sard’
- ‘There before me was a color photograph of stacks of money interlaid with gold bars and Treasury Certificates.’
- ‘The song lays out a physical funk beat, interlaying a richly harmonized chorus with Pharrell Williams' saucy rap.’
- ‘The room was an upstairs room with a floor of beaten earth, laid on beams of wood interlaid with matting.’
1An inserted layer.‘remember to use interlay under foam-backed carpets’
A sheet or piece of paper placed between a letterpress printing plate and its base to give increased pressure on certain areas.
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.