Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
One's opinion or treatment of someone or something may vary according to the prevailing circumstances.
- ‘Noses alter faces and circumstances alter cases, as the old saying puts it.’
- ‘The central question of moral philosophy and the question I briefly addressed is where we get the rules to decide how circumstances alter cases (among other things).’
- ‘It seems nothing will induce them to accept that circumstances alter cases.’
- ‘His summary of the central controversy in moral philosophy as ‘circumstances alter cases’ show his limits, however.’
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.