Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The third part of an ancient Greek drama, in which the action is heightened for the catastrophe.
- ‘Could there be a better place to pause in that sentence; isn't it almost an absurdly early catastasis, or the foreshadowing of catastasis?’
- ‘‘Non enim excursus hic ejus, sed opus ipsum est,’ he quotes in the seventh volume, gently chiding any reader who might still, at that late date, be hoping for the traditional sequence of protasis, epitasis, catastasis, catastrophe, and peripeteia.’
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.