Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A quickly constructed building in which vertical poles are secured in the ground to serve as both the foundation and framework.
- ‘Finally to the north, it's the white farmhouse and green pole building we park the tractors in.’
- ‘This is Iowa, where they can build a pole building, put three thousand hogs in it, and call it a farm; where they can build a pole building, put a steeple on it, and call it a church.’
- ‘We had a metal pole building built on a slat we poured, and we bought a salvaged compressors and evaporators.’
- ‘I was a little disappointed that work has not yet begun on two new much-needed car storage ‘barns,’ the inexpensive pole buildings IRM erects to provide indoor storage and display for its collection.’
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.