Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A large monstera with perforated leaves (supposedly resembling the holes in a Swiss cheese), popularly grown as a houseplant while young, and with creamy arum-like spathes followed by pineapple-flavoured fruit when mature.
- ‘Popular plants such as weeping figs and the Swiss cheese plant are ideal.’
- ‘I bought a swiss cheese plant from a local nursery about a year ago.’
- ‘I got a tiny offshoot of what might be a swiss cheese plant.’
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.