Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘many homeless people were seeking refuge in subway stations’
shelter, protection, safety, security, asylum, sanctuary
preservation, safe keeping
2‘the park serves as a refuge for mountain gorillas’
sanctuary, place of shelter, shelter, place of safety, haven, safe haven, sanctum, safe house, harbour, port in a storm, ark
retreat, bolt-hole, foxhole, hiding place, hideaway, hideout, fastness
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.