The Lord High Everything in W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan’s operetta The Mikado (1885) was first called “Pooh-Bah”.
- Who called George Washington “first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen”?
- When was the Supreme Court first called the “Nine Old Men”?
- Who first called the press the “fourth estate”?
- How did American currency come to be called dollars and cents?
- Why is the head groomsman at a wedding called the best man and why isn’t there a best woman?