Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An examination taken, usually at the age of 13, by pupils wishing to enter public schools.
- ‘The first thing was the headline, which notes that the number of children taking Common Entrance now hovers around 20,000.’
- ‘That was the year I sat my Common Entrance.’
- ‘But my mother toiled hard to provide for me and I was lucky enough to get into a good high school after I passed the Common Entrance, so I have a decent education and I'm no fool.’
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.