Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Expressing surprise or indignation.‘‘Zounds,’ said the Admiral, ‘it goes on for ever.’’
- ‘Her faith - contrary to elite and popular belief about belief - is intelligent, exacting, and (zounds!) relevant.’
- ‘Though confusingly three different and variously incompatible recordable DVD formats are created resulting in some unnecessary duplication of effort, zounds!’
Late 16th century: contraction from (God)'s wounds (i.e. those of Christ on the Cross).
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.