Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1835–1910), US novelist and humorist; pseudonym of Samuel Langhorne Clemens. After gaining a reputation as a humorist with his early work, he wrote his best-known novels, "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" (1876) and "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" (1885); both give a vivid evocation of Mississippi frontier life.
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.