Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A daily report of the activities and public engagements of royal family members, published in some newspapers.
- ‘They were people whose name and fame had been earned rather than inherited and who would be recognisable to those who do not count the court circular among their bedtime reading.’
- ‘The indigenous French press was less vibrant and official organs such as the Gazette de France were little more than court circulars.’
- ‘Though The Times continued dutifully to print a court circular, it is doubtful whether it was as much read as the sports page.’
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.