Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The countries of the West, especially Europe and the Americas (contrasted with orient)→ orient
Late Middle English: via Old French from Latin occident- going down, setting (in reference to the sun), from the verb occidere.
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.