Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1927–91), US jazz saxophonist; born Stanley Gayetsky. A leader of the “cool” school of jazz, his recordings include "“Early Autumn”" (1948) and "“The Girl from Ipanema”" (1963). His Jazz Samba album (1962) with Charlie Byrd launched the samba and bossa nova movements of the 1960s.
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.