Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The capital of France, on the River Seine; population 2,203,817 (2006).→ Lutetia
Named after the Parisii, a Gallic people who settled on the Île de la Cité.
proper nounGreek Mythology
A Trojan prince, the son of Priam and Hecuba. Appointed by the gods to decide who among the three goddesses Hera, Athene, and Aphrodite should win a prize for beauty, he awarded it to Aphrodite, who promised him the most beautiful woman in the world—Helen, wife of Menelaus king of Sparta. He abducted Helen, bringing about the Trojan War, in which he killed Achilles but was later himself killed.
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.