Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The gradual acceptance of the euro in European Union countries that have not yet officially adopted it as their national currency.
- ‘Some evidence of ‘eurocreep’ has already emerged with the number of retailers willing to accept euros as payment for goods and services.’
- ‘Claims that so-called ‘eurocreep’ will lead to widespread use of the euro in Britain this year are exaggerated.’
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.