Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1918–2002), US baseball player; full name Theodore Samuel Williams; nickname the Splendid Splinter. His career as an outfielder for the Boston Red Sox 1939–1960 was interrupted by active duty in World War II and in Korea. His 1941 batting average of .406 remains the last that high. Baseball Hall of Fame (1966)
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.