Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1937–2006), Iraqi president; prime minister and head of the armed forces 1979–2003; full name Saddam bin Hussein at-Takriti. During his presidency, Iraq fought a war with Iran 1980–88 and invaded Kuwait 1990, from which Iraqi forces were expelled in the Gulf War of 1991. His regime was known for its brutality, and the United Nations imposed economic sanctions against the country in 1990. Believing that Hussein was developing weapons of mass destruction, the US, with coalition forces, invaded Iraq in 2003. He was overthrown and later tried for crimes against humanity and executed.
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.