Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A soft stop on an organ or harmonium which is tuned slightly sharp to produce a tremolo effect.
- ‘According to Grove, the name Vox Angelica was first used around 1750 for a small 2' reed stop.’
Mid 19th century: from late Latin, literally angelic voice.
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.