Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A female prison guard.
- ‘Two wardresses held her down while a doctor clamped open her mouth with a steel implement.’
- ‘In squalid, solitary confinement, with only Grace Poole as her wardress, what wonder that she relapses?’
- ‘But the German wardresses remained vaguely aware of her special status and seem to have relaxed in her company.’
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.