Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A fairground sideshow in which a motorcyclist uses gravitational force to ride around the inside walls of a vertical cylinder.
- ‘Andy meets the Wall of Death's very own historian, Neil Calladine.’
- ‘Within minutes we found ourselves on a multi-lane road that I can only compare to a Wall of Death.’
- ‘The stunt motorcyclist hero of his black-and-white video Wall of Death relentlessly dares the crash-and-burn of his trade in an assault on the frontier of centrifugal force.’
- ‘Kerri-Ann Cameron, of Centurion Way, Colchester, auditioned to appear in The Wall of Death World Tour and organisers were so impressed, they offered her a part.’
- ‘You look at these scenes - the Road of Death, the Wall of Death, the tower on the border, the howitzer in the courtyard - and wonder.’
- ‘And then we have Subpeak, a French guide I met a few years ago, at 1: 00 A.M., near the top of the famous Wall of Death near Crested Butte Colorado.’
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.