Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1899–1977), US novelist and poet, born in Russia; full name Vladimir Vladimorovich Nabokov. His most notable novel is "Lolita" (1955), about a middle-aged man's obsession with a 12-year-old girl. Other notable works: "The Real Life of Sebastian Knight" (1941), "Pale Fire" (1962), and "Ada: A Family Chronicle" (1969)
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.