Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A nickname for New York City, used originally by Washington Irving and now associated with the Batman stories.
2A village in Nottinghamshire whose inhabitants were proverbial for their stupidity, or (in the folk tale The Wise Men of Gotham) who demonstrated cunning by feigning stupidity.
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.