Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Another name for Santa Claus.
- ‘The name we often use for Santa Claus, Kris Kringle, originally evolved out of the word Christkindl, or ‘Christ Child.’’
- ‘Kris Kringle is coming to town on Friday, December 1st, as the star of this year's Kris Kringle Procession.’
- ‘The figure of Santa Claus first begins to show up among the Pennsylvania Dutch in the mid 1820s in the form of Kris Kringle, or as he was also known, Belsnickle.’
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.