Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A board with holes containing slips of paper that are punched out as a form of gambling, with the object of locating a winning slip.
- ‘In the first half of the 20th century, every little store had a punchboard with one of the main prizes being a nickel-plated pocket pistol.’
- ‘I can remember as a kid little pocket revolvers were often offered as prizes on punchboards.’
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.