Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1935–94), English television playwright; full name Dennis Christopher George Potter. His work used popular songs to contrast the humdrum or painful realities of everyday life with the imagination's capacity for hope and self-delusion. Notable works: Brimstone and Treacle (play, 1976) and the series Pennies from Heaven (1978) and The Singing Detective (1986).
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.