Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1849–1914), US journalist and social reformer; born in Denmark. A police reporter for the "New York Tribune" 1877–88 and the "New York Evening Sun" 1888–99, he was a crusader for parks, playgrounds, and improved schools and housing in urban areas. He wrote "How the Other Half Lives" (1890)
Riis, Jacob August/rēs/
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.