Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A country in the Caribbean consisting of two adjoining islands of the Leeward Islands; population 40,100 (est. 2009); languages, English (official), Creole; capital, Basseterre (on St Kitts). Official name Federation of St Christopher and Nevis.
St Kitts, alteration (by settlers) of St Christopher, a name given to the island by Columbus; Nevis from Spanish las nieves the snows (because of the ‘snowy’ clouds surrounding the peak).
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.