Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1The practice of wearing no clothes in a vacation camp or for other leisure activities; nudism.
- ‘Nudism and naturism are often used synonymously.’
- ‘My parents are into naturism and we have been bathing nude for as long as I can remember.’
- ‘These are people who frequented the beaches and pruriently connected naturism with sex.’
- ‘I can't speak for others, but like every programme I've ever seen about naturism, it makes me question why I ever found the human body attractive.’
- ‘‘Clearly there are still people ill at ease with naturism who still have a lot of prejudices towards it,’ he says.’
- ‘It was when he and his young family emigrated to Canada that he first discovered the joys of naturism.’
- ‘These figures have convinced the naturist movement that the UK naturism industry would swing into action if proper facilities were made available.’
- ‘They say naturism is ‘a way of life in harmony with nature with the intention of encouraging self-respect, respect for others and for the environment‘.’
- ‘Dave says: ‘The last thing naturism is about is sex.’’
- ‘I do believe in naturism and am at my happiest on a nude beach with people of all ages and races’
- ‘I take exception to the continued association between sex and naturism.’
- ‘I appeared on the show to promote naturism, which is something I enjoy in the privacy of my own home.’
2The worship of nature or natural objects.
- ‘At his most masterly, Kinsella elides naturism and intellection in the structure of his phrases.’
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.