Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The sultaness gathers together a ‘covine’ or conspiracy to help bring death to her people.’
Middle English (denoting a company or band): from Old French, from medieval Latin convenium, from Latin convenire (see convene). Compare with coven.
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.