Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A right-wing Zionist organization founded in 1931. During the period when it was active (1937–48) it carried out violent attacks on Arabs and Britons in its campaign to establish a Jewish state; it was disbanded after the creation of Israel in 1948.
From modern Hebrew 'irgūn (ṣĕḇā'ī lĕ'ummī) ‘(national military) organization’.
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.