Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘his reaction had bewildered her’
answer, reply, rejoinder, retort, riposte
2‘during the 1960s there was a reaction against this kind of sociology’
backlash, counteraction, recoil
3‘the forces of reaction which spring up in the face of change’
conservatism, ultra-conservatism, the right, the right wing, the extreme right
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.