Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1802–85), French poet, novelist, and playwright; full name Victor-Marie Hugo. His belief that theater should express both the grotesque and the sublime of human existence overturned existing conventions. Notable works: "Hernani" (drama, 1830), "Les Feuilles d'automne" (poems, 1831), "Notre-Dame de Paris" (novel, 1831), and "Les Misérables" (novel, 1862)
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.