Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma (1900–79), British admiral and administrator, uncle of Britain's Prince Philip; full name Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Mountbatten. He was supreme Allied commander in Southeast Asia 1943–45; after the war, he was the last viceroy 1947 and first governor general of India 1947–48. He was killed by an IRA bomb while on his yacht.
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.