Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[as modifier] Denoting a style of architecture characteristic of the Catholic missions in Spanish America.
- ‘Interest in the Spanish Mission style culminated with the 1915 Panama-California Exposition in San Diego.’
- ‘Long regarded as the most Asian city outside of the Orient, San Francisco now has two Chinatowns as well as a Little Italy, a Spanish Mission District and a Japanese quarter known as Nihonmachi, one of the great eating towns of the world.’
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.