Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1859–1930), Scottish novelist and short-story writer. He is known for his creation of private detective Sherlock Holmes, who first appeared (with his friend Dr. Watson, the narrator of the stories) in "A Study in Scarlet" (1887). Other notable works: "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" (1892) and "The Hound of the Baskervilles" (1902)
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan/doil/
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.