Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A medieval Latin hymn on the suffering of the Virgin Mary at the Crucifixion.
- ‘‘Stabat Mater’ is particularly associated with the Stations of the Cross.’
- ‘The concept of ‘God’ in Christianity is male, yet in the Stabat Mater and one other great religious text, the Magnificat, we find a unique feminine perspective.’
From the opening words Stabat mater dolorosa Stood the mother, full of grief.
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.