Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1908–93), US Supreme Court associate justice 1967–91. The first black justice appointed to the US Supreme Court, he had previously won most of the cases he argued before the Court, including the landmark civil rights case Brown v. Board of Education in 1954. Known as a champion of individual rights and affirmative action, he had been the NAACP's chief counsel 1938–61.
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.