Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A check pattern superimposed on a color or design.
- ‘In fact, the Blue Ribbon shirts find roots in the fascinating world of Italian mosaic, with a selection of overchecks, large checks enveloping smaller checks; interwoven checks; stripes within stripes; and, solids in blue.’
A strap passing over a horse's head between the ears, to pull up on the bit and make breathing easier.
- ‘Many times equipment that's used to limit a horse's capabilities like a tie down or martingale or overcheck is a good thing because it's limiting the horse to the level of the person handling him.’
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.