Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The son of Zeus and Danae, a hero celebrated for many achievements. He cut off the head of the gorgon Medusa and gave it to Athene; he also rescued and married Andromeda, and became king of the ancient city of Tiryns in Greece.
A large northern constellation which includes a dense part of the Milky Way. It contains several star clusters and the variable star Algol.
- 2.1Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.‘the star Delta Persei’
- 2.1Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.
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.