Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘she wore a garland of flowers’
festoon, lei, wreath, chain, loop, ring, circle, swathe, swag
coronet, crown, coronal, chaplet, fillet, headband
1‘the gardens were garlanded with coloured lights’
festoon, wreathe, swathe, hang, loop, thread, drape, cover
adorn, ornament, embellish, decorate, deck, trim, dress, array, bedeck, bespangle
informal do up, do out, get up, trick out
literary bedizen, furbelow, caparison
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.