Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1889–1953), US astronomer. He studied galaxies and devised a classification scheme for them. In 1929, he proposed what is now known as Hubble's law with its constant of proportionality (Hubble's constant). The Hubble Space Telescope, deployed in space in 1990, is named for him.
Hubble, Edwin Powell/ˈhəbəl/
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.