Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A mainspring in a watch.
- ‘It's function is to cause the proboscis to become coiled like a watch spring when not in use.’
- ‘Earring-Object is a Cubist-inspired, dangling accoutrement cobbled together from a watch spring and bits of found metal.’
- ‘It would not be surprising if he owned a watch at this time and that he acquired his data about watch springs in either acquiring a watch or in replacing a broken watch spring.’
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.