Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Pottery with a willow-pattern design.
- ‘Not unless there's a mortgage company that takes down payments in sixties Superhero comic books and Great Aunt Martha's willowware.’
- ‘They make a nice antidote to the Anglophobia of the breakfast rooms, where a persuasive case is made for polished mahogany, willowware and crustless toast.’
- ‘This successful woodenware and willowware merchant was a dedicated philanthropist.’
- ‘On these were placed all the old china the farmhouse attic afforded; including numerous pieces of the old blue and white willowware pattern.’
- ‘You'll also see hand-painted vases, Toby jugs, majolica, and willowware, examples of Pyro (the first ovenware), royal dinner services, and sculpture by modern artists.’
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.