Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A hairy yellowish chafer with broad black stripes, which flies by day and is typically seen on flowers.
- ‘The wing casings on the bee beetle vary in colour from creamy-yellow to deep orange.’
- ‘Observant visitors can also see some conspicuous looking insects, such as the large black carpenter bee, and shiny rose bugs and bee beetles sitting on the flowering heads of Libanotis pyrenaica, and some colourful butterflies fly over the large courtyard - e.g. the painted lady, red admiral, and the scarce swallowtail.’
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.