Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘they are peddling water filters’
sell, sell from door to door, hawk, tout, vend, offer for sale
carry, stock, offer, market, merchandise, trade, trade in, deal in, traffic in
British informal flog
2‘the unorthodox views peddled by independent research institutes’
advocate, suggest, urge, recommend, champion
preach, present, put forward, advance, offer, introduce, spread, proclaim, propound, promote
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.