Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A secondary form of a word.‘historically, “inquire” is a by-form of “enquire.”’
- ‘She adds that ‘Hanani ‘is a by-form of ‘Hananiah ‘in other Biblical and extra-biblical texts.’’
- ‘Under this hypothesis tammōr is simply a by-form of tadmōr.’
- ‘Harrow is a by-form of harry, a military term meaning to ‘make predatory raids or incursions’.’
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.