Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A highly venomous American spider which has a black body with red markings.
- ‘It's the female black widow spider that is venomous and displays a menacing red dot on her abdomen.’
- ‘First off I had a dream about a spider, a black widow that was the size of a grapefruit that would follow me around like a puppy.’
- ‘A deadly black widow spider crawled into a shipping crate in the United States and ended its journey some 5,000 miles away in mid-Essex.’
- ‘The agency advises anyone who comes into contact with a black widow against touching the spider or its web.’
- ‘They casually remarked one morning that they'd seen a black widow spider in the tub and washed it down the drain.’
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.