Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘she seated herself on the couch’
settee, sofa, divan, chaise longue, chesterfield, love seat, settle, ottoman
North American day bed, davenport, studio couch, sectional
1‘his reply was couched in deferential terms’
express, phrase, word, frame, put, formulate, style, render, set forth, put across, convey, communicate, say, state, utter, voice
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.