Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
cord, cable, line, strand, hawser
1‘his feet were roped together’
tie, bind, lash, truss, pinion
secure, moor, fasten, make fast, attach
hitch, tether, lasso
know what to do, know the procedure, know the routine, know one's way around, know one's stuff, know what's what, understand the set-up, be experienced, be an old hand, know all the ins and outs
know the drill, know the score
be a beginner
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.