Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1Forming nouns adopted unchanged from Latin (such as alluvium) or based on Latin or Greek words (such as euphonium)
2Forming names of metallic elements.‘cadmium’‘magnesium’
3Denoting a region of the body.‘pericardium’
4Denoting a biological structure.‘mycelium’
Modern Latin in -ium, -ium, and -ium via Latin from Greek -ion.
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.