Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A church window showing Jesus's descent from Jesse, typically in the form of a Jesse tree.
- ‘Some large remaining parts of a Jesse window are in the North aisle East window and many smaller pieces in various other windows.’
- ‘The east window of the north aisle is a beautiful Jesse window, at first sight to all appearance nearly perfect.’
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.