Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘they use 21 different spices to make their curry powder’
flavouring, seasoning, herb
2‘the risk of detection had added spice to their affair’
excitement, interest, colour, piquancy, spiciness, zest, savour, tang, sharpness, saltiness
informal zip, zing, zap, punch, kick
‘spice up your life with this new seductive fragrance’
liven up, make more exciting, enliven, revitalize, vitalize, perk up, put new life into, put some life into, put some spark into, ginger up, stir up, get going, galvanize, electrify, add some zest to, give a boost to, add some colour to
pep up, jazz up, buck up, hot up
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.