Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1895–1948), US baseball player; born George Herman Ruth; also known as the Bambino. He played for the Boston Red Sox 1914–19, the New York Yankees 1919–34, and the Boston Braves 1935. Originally a pitcher, he later became noted for his hitting, setting a record of 714 home runs that remained unbroken until 1974 and a single-season record in 1927 of 60 home runs that was not broken until 1961. Baseball Hall of Fame (1936)
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.