Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A device resembling a bicycle with skis instead of wheels, used for sliding down snow-covered slopes.
- ‘Snow tends to interfere with the operation of the motor, which in the case of a ski-bob is often an air-cooled internal combustion engine, in several ways.’
Ride a ski-bob.
- ‘Henry has been ski-bobbing longer that he cares to remember and is a great ambassador for the sport.’
- ‘Apart from ski-bobbing during the day we spent many gourmet hours tasting and learning about Austrian food.’
- ‘In the winter, also popular are tobogganing, sleigh rides, ski-bobbing and curling.’
- ‘If you are planning to snow-blade or ice skate, or to go tobogganing, snow-mobiling or ski-bobbing, check your cover before you set off.’
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.