Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A yellowish-flowered plant of the figwort family, partly parasitic on the roots of other plants and found in both Eurasia and North America.
- ‘The common cow wheat, together with blaeberry, are conspicuous in the ground flora.’
- ‘We drove a little further and stopped to see a large collection of wild bergamot and lots of cow wheat.’
- ‘Given the sandy soils, the ground flora in these areas is dominated by bracken, wavy hair grass and common cow wheat.’
- ‘Look out for some of the more unusual woodland flowers like common cow wheat with its long, yellow flowers.’
- ‘This species is often mistaken for the common cow wheat.’
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.