Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A close-fitting knitted cap of a kind worn by members of the US Navy in cold weather.
- ‘His shaggy brown hair spilled out from below his white watch cap.’
- ‘I pull it down low over the eyebrows, like a watch cap.’
- ‘Their faces were smeared in grease paint and watch caps covered their hair.’
- ‘On my first walk across the yard, accompanied by a guard, I was surprised at how normal, even fashionable, the men's blue and orange jackets, pants and watch caps seemed.’
- ‘In the Gulf, I had taken out the watch cap and the hand-warmers, and I hadn't bothered to put them back into my survival vest.’
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.