Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A class of US mail applying to packages weighing more than sixteen ounces and used especially for sending general merchandise, books, recordings, and films.
- ‘The ratio of first - to fourth-class mail increased from about 0.085 in 1970 to over 0.20 in 1998, an increase of more than 150 percent.’
- ‘The fourth-class zone rated parcels and first-class mail have virtually identical historical elasticities.’
- ‘Bound printed matter is fourth-class mail weighing at least 1 pound but not more than 10 pounds, meet the standards for all fourth-class mail, and be at least 90% advertising.’
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.