Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Relating to a market for relatively inexpensive consumer electronics used by individuals and small companies.
1990s: acronym from small office home office.
An area of Manhattan, New York City.Compare with Soho
Abbreviation from SOuth of HOuston Street.
An area of central London traditionally associated with nightlife and the sex industry.Compare with SoHo
Mid 17th century: probably from the old word soho, used as a hunting cry; the area was a royal park in Tudor times.
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.