Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A word that has only a grammatical function, and no meaning in itself (for example, the infinitive marker to in English)
- ‘It was an empty word, without any definite content.’
- ‘Leaving out all the empty words in a sentence is very important.’
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.