Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A solemn festival celebrated periodically at Shinto shrines in Japan.
- ‘But my welcome home was perfect; I walked off the train to the beginning of my town matsuri (festival)!’
- ‘But I guess we must be tolerant when everyone is in this matsuri mood.’
- ‘He lies on a tatami mat dressed in Japanese yutaka, the drone of a street matsuri outside his window.’
- ‘The real expat deal means astronomical salaries, a large pad in Azabu Juban (where we went to the matsuri in August), nannies to look after their two kids, etc.’
- ‘Special students, myself included, dressed in matsuri coats and played the large taiko drums, while others placed samisen and fue for the crowds.’
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.