Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The rockfowl.→ rockfowl
- ‘The generic name Phalacrocorax is derived from the Greek words, meaning bald crow.’
- ‘The very curious bird which is known by the appropriate name of the bald crow is so different in aspect from the remainder of the genus.’
- ‘A friend of mine recently saw, and was worried about, a bald crow, which led me to have some particular interest in the discussion.’
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.