Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(c.1267–1337), Italian painter; full name Giotto di Bondone. He introduced a naturalistic style showing human expression. His name is associated with the legend of “Giotto's O,” in which he is said to have proven his mastery to the Pope by drawing a perfect circle freehand. His works include the frescoes in the Arena Chapel in Padua (1305–08) and the church of Santa Croce in Florence (c.1320)
A European space probe that photographed the nucleus of Halley's comet in March 1986.
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.