Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the village is holding its annual summer gala’
fete, gala day, fair, feast, festival, carnival, pageant, jubilee, jamboree, party, garden party, celebration
fundraiser, charity event, charity show
North American kermis
1‘his concerts have been gala occasions for some years’
festive, celebratory, merry, joyous, joyful
diverting, entertaining, enjoyable, spectacular, showy
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.