Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A nickname for the American Telephone and Telegraph Corporation.
- ‘We've done this before: to the railroad trusts in the first part of the 20th century, to Ma Bell more recently.’
- ‘It reminds me of the '60s when everyone's goal was to defeat the ‘establishment’ through fairly harmless guerrilla tactics such as not putting a stamp on the envelope when paying a Ma Bell phone bill.’
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.