Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A port city in northeastern Missouri, on the Mississippi River, the boyhood home of Mark Twain; population 17,432 (est. 2008)
(247–182 bc), Carthaginian general. In the second Punic War he attacked Italy by crossing the Alps. He repeatedly defeated the Romans, although he failed to take Rome itself. After being recalled to Africa he was defeated at Zama by Scipio Africanus in 202.
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.