Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A rule that public records may be open to inspection after a lapse of thirty years.
- ‘The annual release of cabinet papers under the thirty-year rule has been pushed off the front pages by the disaster.’
- ‘The role played by the British government during this critical period of the Cold War was widely ignored until the opening of the British archives for the late 1950s and early 1960s, under the thirty-year rule.’
- ‘Files recently released to the National Archives under the thirty-year rule confirm an increased emphasis by MI5's F Branch on industrial and trade union matters.’
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.