Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] The doctrine that the state should have supremacy over the Church in ecclesiastical matters (wrongly attributed to Erastus).
- ‘Maurice did not regard himself as Broad Church, and his socialism seems at odds with Arnold's Erastianism.’
- ‘The doctrine ever since known as Erastianism still lives on in the Church of England, as least so far as episcopal appointments are concerned.’
- ‘No Jacobite before 1716, he was driven to Jacobite intrigue by one-party tyranny and Whig Erastianism.’
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.