Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A notoriously illegible style of handwriting used in English law courts until banned in 1731.
- ‘The original was written in court hand on vellum back in 1529 and is now not so easy to make out.’
- ‘I have done my best to decipher the Latin, which is written in court hand, and have left abbreviations intact.’
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.