Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A puritan religious sect based originally in southern France, now chiefly in Italy and America, founded c.1170 by Peter Valdes (d.1205), a merchant of Lyons.
- ‘The proclamational approach of the book of Acts had gradually transferred from Rome to the sectarian movements of the early and mid-Middle Ages: e.g. Paulicians, Albigenses, and Waldenses.’
- ‘In Germany it targeted a sect called the Waldenses, and pantheists.’
- ‘The poorly equipped Waldenses (also called Vaudois) offered heroic resistance.’
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.