Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Used as a general term of contempt or abuse.→ SOB
scoundrel, villain, rogue, rascal, brute, animal, weasel, snake, monster, ogre, wretch, devil, good-for-nothing, reprobate, wrongdoer, evil-doerView synonyms
- ‘Now's the time to abuse power like a crazy son of a bitch!’
- ‘What the hell was wrong with those sons of bitches!’
- ‘Bobby answered and said, ‘Give me back my passport you son of a bitch!’’
- ‘I'm crying, I'd say to him, but don't you dare take it wrong, you son of a bitch.’
- ‘Maybe there were five sons of bitches who beat their wives up.’
- ‘That was the son of a bitch that had been abusing her?’
- ‘True to say if such were indeed the case then we would have to be the dumbest sons of bitches to have ever walked this planet, Earth.’
- ‘If I were a journalist, I'd be one mean son of a bitch.’
- ‘I, uh, I can't seem to get those sons of bitches at the Franklin Mint interested in my idea for a Cold War chess set.’
- ‘Just don't talk to the sons of bitches but don't leave.’
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.