Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘they went accompanied by lantern-bearers’
carrier, porter, conveyor, transporter
2‘I'm sorry to be the bearer of bad news’
messenger, agent, conveyor, emissary, carrier, provider
3‘the bank's promise to pay the bearer on demand’
holder, possessor, owner, payee, consignee, beneficiary
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.