Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The traditional medieval system of farming in England, in which land was divided into strips and managed by an individual only in the growing season, being available to the community for grazing animals during the rest of the year.
- ‘In the end, the open-field system of crop rotation was an obstacle to increased agricultural productivity.’
- ‘H. L. Gray's well-known book English Field Systems opened up the concept of a ‘Celtic’ infield-outfield system developing in a highland environment, very different from the open-field system of the English Midlands.’
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.