Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1941–2002), US paleontologist. A noted popularizer of science, he studied modifications of Darwinian evolutionary theory, proposed the concept of punctuated equilibrium, and wrote on the social context of scientific theory. Notable works: "Ever Since Darwin" (1977), "Bully for Brontosaurus" (1992), "The Lying Stones of Marrakesh: Penultimate Reflections in Natural History" (2000), and "The Structure of Evolutionary Theory" (2002)
Gould, Stephen Jay/ɡo͞old/
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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.