Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A brand of diethyltoluamide, a colorless oily liquid with a mild odor, used as an insect repellent.
- ‘I used a Deet product during a cross-country ride two summers ago and did not properly read the fine print.’
- ‘Similar proportions of nonradioactive Deet were measured chemically after evaporation and washing.’
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.