Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An organization for investigating and combating counterrevolutionary activities in the former Soviet Union, existing from 1922 (1922–23 as the GPU) to 1934 and replacing the Cheka. It was absorbed into the NKVD in 1934.→ GPU
Acronym from Russian Obʺedinënnoe gosudarstvennoe politicheskoe upravlenie Unified State Political Directorate.
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.