Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1916–96), French statesman; president 1981–95; full name François Maurice Marie Mitterrand. As president, he initially moved to raise basic wages, increase social benefits, nationalize key industries, and decentralize government. When the Socialist Party lost its majority vote in the 1986 general election and right-wing Jacques Chirac became the prime minister, there was a reversal of some policies.
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.