Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A class of lettuce varieties having soft leaves that grow in a loose head and are said to have the flavour of butter.
- ‘A single butterhead lettuce plant provides enough lettuce for a salad for 2 people.’
- ‘Judging by the deep colour of its leaves, Neva's green leaf, red leaf and butterhead lettuces would pack more nutrients than its bleach blond counterparts.’
- ‘Clean butterhead lettuce under running water and then lightly pat it dry with an absorbent paper.’
- ‘A curly lettuce is a new Dutch cross between crisphead and butterhead lettuce and marketed in Europe.’
- ‘Buttercrunch produces larger heads than most butterhead lettuce and is very tolerant of heat.’
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.