Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
swindler, charlatan, confidence trickster, confidence man, fraud, fraudster, impostor, trickster, racketeer, hoaxer, sharper, quack, rogue, villain, scoundrel
informal conman, shark, flimflammer, sharp
British informal twister
North American informal grifter, bunco artist, chiseller
Australian informal shicer, magsman, illywhacker
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.