Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A compliment from a third person that is relayed to the person complimented in exchange for a similarly relayed compliment.
flattering remark, tribute, accolade, commendation, bouquet, pat on the back, encomiumView synonyms
- ‘‘I have a trade-last for you, Ida,’ she said.’
- ‘Now that I think about it, a trade-last is based on a similar idea, only you pay the goodwill backward instead of forward.’
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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.