Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A statute empowering a person or body to take certain action, especially to make regulations, rules, or orders.
- ‘Anti-wolf groups drew attention to Yellowstone's enabling act, highlighting the preserve as a public recreation area rather than a refuge for ‘dangerous’ beasts.’
- ‘The original enabling act required leases to conduct commerce but none of these early entrepreneurs possessed such leases.’
- ‘So, why not just bring in an enabling act and give him the powers of a dictator?’
- ‘For example, hunting is prohibited throughout the park system unless provided for by a park area's enabling act or by subsequent legislation.’
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.