Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An evergreen South American shrub with pink or white flowers.
- ‘Fitzgerald began by planting windbreaks of Monteray pine and cypress, sycamore and escallonia to protect an amazing collection of plants from the southern hemisphere.’
Modern Latin, named after Escallon, an 18th-century Spanish traveller who discovered the plants.
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.