Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A Chinese plant of the daisy family, which is cultivated for its bright showy flowers.→ aster
- ‘Annual varieties are known as China asters and are showier than their perennial counterparts.’
- ‘Annual asters, also called China asters, flower in all colors but orange.’
- ‘Talk about China asters at a winter conference got me excited.’
- ‘Set out nursery seedlings of ageratum, amaranth, celosia, China aster, coleus, gazania, geranium, heliotrope, impatiens, Madagascar periwinkle, nierembergia, ornamental pepper, petunia, and scarlet sage.’
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.