Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A spring-flowering lily.
- ‘A friend had given us a beautiful Easter lily, two stems with four or five lilies on each, and more to come.’
- ‘Not counting the Easter lily, the lilies that fit most peoples’ image of this flower are any of the Oriental types.’
- ‘From Asiatic to Oriental lilies, from the tiger to the Easter lily, these stately, often perfumed flowers look best planted in abundance and mingled into the garden beds.’
- ‘After Easter lilies finish blooming indoors, they can be planted in the garden where they will often come back for several years, blooming in late summer.’
- ‘Gardeners report that their Easter lilies have been extra-tall and carried many blooms this year.’
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.