Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of an animal) having whitish fur, plumage, or skin due to a lack of pigment.
- ‘Everyone agreed that it was an ‘albino’ - actually, more correctly a leucistic bird, since it had dark eyes, some yellow color on head and sides, and a little grey patterning on the tail.’
From leuco- ‘white’ + the adjectival suffix -istic.
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.