Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A plant related to bleeding heart, but typically having pale yellow flowers.
- ‘Over at the moist edge of our woods, there's snowy-bloomed bloodroot; on the opposite side, white-winged Dutchman's breeches.’
- ‘Among them are Dutchman's breeches, spring-beauty, and various species of toothwort, trillium, and violet.’
- ‘Surf and turf Daytrip by boat to the 600-acre Indian Lake State Park, where you can jog the three-mile brushy Cherokee Trail past wildflowers like Dutchman's breeches and bloodroot.’
- ‘Many of our loveliest spring wildflowers - trillium, wild ginger, Dutchman's breeches, and hepatica among them - simply can't compete.’
- ‘This triggers the appearance of a number of wildflowers: trillium, phlox, trout lily, Dutchman's breeches, violets, wild strawberries and many more.’
Mid 19th century: so named because of the shape of the spurred flower.
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.