Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The prevalence or domination of routine.
- ‘The army of typists, filing clerks, cashiers and drivers were inefficient, reluctant to take initiative, and imbued with an ethos of red tape and routinism.’
- ‘This was a routine exercise, or rather perhaps an exercise in routinism.’
- ‘This routinism extends to most of the performances, though Plummer, Domini Blythe as Goneril and Godin are the principal exceptions.’
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.