Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small planet-like body orbiting the sun in the region of the Kuiper belt and in resonance with Neptune.
- ‘It's a plutino -- an object that orbits the Sun in the same amount of time as Pluto, but is too small to be called a planet.’
- ‘Pluto and its ensemble of siblings called Plutinos cross Neptune's path around the Sun.’
1990s: from the name of Pluto (because they have a similar orbit) + the Italian diminutive suffix -ino.
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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.