Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1903–2003), US comedian; born in Britain; born Leslie Townes Hope. He often portrayed a cowardly incompetent, cheerfully failing to become a romantic hero, as in the series of "Road" movies (1940–62), in which he starred with Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour(1914–96). He is also noted for his annual Christmas television specials 1953–94, many of which telecast the USO shows that he brought to US troops stationed around the world.
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.