Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The mode represented by the natural diatonic scale E–E (containing a minor 2nd, 3rd, 6th, and 7th)
- ‘Pike also notes the extensive use of the Phrygian mode in this madrigal, which seems to be consistent with its Classical Greek theme.’
- ‘A favourite tale was that of a young man so aroused by a melody in the Phrygian mode that he was on the point of breaking into a young woman's room, when a change to the Hypophrygian mode restored him to a proper frame of mind.’
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.