Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- variant spelling of -an, usually with a distinction of sense (such as humane compared with human) but sometimes with no corresponding form in -an (such as mundane)
Forming names of saturated hydrocarbons.‘methane’‘propane’
On the pattern of words such as -ene, -ine.
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.