Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The distribution of mail to soldiers.
- ‘‘One day there was mail call and we all received a letter from a child back home,’ she said.’
- ‘So, camps are increasingly being forced into accepting e-mail that they then print and hand out at mail call.’
- ‘With a son in the military, I know mail call is the highlight of the day.’
- ‘It shouldn't be hard to figure out why mail call is such an integral part of a Sailor's life.’
- ‘In any event, at mail call back in the rear area, the company clerk yells out, ‘Sergeant Vaughn!’’
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.