Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1907–94), US jazz singer and bandleader; full name Cabell Calloway. He was known for his style of scat singing and for his flamboyant appearance. He is associated with songs such as "“Minnie the Moocher”" (1931) and "“Jumpin' Jive”" (1939) and led a succession of outstanding big bands 1928–53.
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.