Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1890–1960), Russian poet, novelist, and translator; full name Boris Leonidovich Pasternak. His best-known novel, "Doctor Zhivago" (1957), describes the experience of the Russian intelligentsia during the Russian Revolution; it was banned in the former Soviet Union. He was forced by Soviet authorities to turn down the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1958.
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.