Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A member of a section gang.
- ‘Some twenty-five hundred Blackfeet found employment as railroad section hands or agency personnel.’
- ‘Born in Denison, Texas, on 14 October 1890, Dwight D. Eisenhower was the son of a section hand on the railroad.’
- ‘‘There is nothing wrong with working as a railroad section hand but when a group of people are branded for employment only in one particular task there is something radically wrong,’ he contended.’
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.