Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the fire exit’
way out, door, egress, passage out, escape route
doorway, gate, gateway, portal
2‘take the second exit on the left’
turning, turn-off, turn, side road
North American turnout
3‘his sudden exit from America’
departure, leaving, withdrawal, retirement, going, decamping, retreat, pull-out, evacuation
leave-taking, farewell, adieu
flight, exodus, escape
1‘the doorway through which the doctor had just exited’
leave, depart, take one's leave, make one's departure, make an exit
withdraw, retreat, retire
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.