Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1751–1816), Irish playwright and Whig politician. His plays are comedies of manners; they include The Rivals (1775) and The School for Scandal (1777). In 1780 he entered Parliament, becoming a celebrated orator and holding senior government posts.
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.