Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Give or trace the etymology of (a word).
- ‘The word is etymologised from an ancient Greek word meaning ‘bright stone’.’
- ‘All these words are etymologized on the basis of Türkic language.’
- ‘The problem with these etymologized words is that they seem to make sense yet one is easily misled.’
Mid 16th century: from medieval Latin etymologizare, from Latin etymologia (see etymology).
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.