Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1734–1802), English portrait painter. From the early 1780s, he produced more than 50 portraits of Lady Hamilton in historical costumes.
(1907–95), US businessman and politician, born in Mexico, the father of Mitt Romney; full name George Wilcken Romney. He was president of American Motors 1954–62, governor of Michigan 1963–69, and US secretary of Housing and Urban Development 1969–72.
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.