Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1926–91), US jazz trumpeter, composer, and bandleader; full name Miles Dewey Davis. His influence on "cool jazz" is heard in his "Birth of the Cool" recordings (1948–49). His album "Kind of Blue" (1959) introduced "modal jazz." In the 1960s, he pioneered the fusion of jazz and rock.
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.