Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Temporarily blinded by the glare of light reflected by a large expanse of snow.
- ‘The next day the doctor is said to have been so completely snow blind that he entered Chamonix hanging on to the strap of his guide's knapsack.’
- ‘By morning three of the eight were completely snow-blind and all but two were in extreme pain.’
- ‘The leader, an American man, was stuck on the South Col, snow-blind with a dead radio.’
- ‘At 28,126 feet, exhausted from the delicate, perilous climbing and realizing that he was going snow-blind, Norton turned back.’
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.