Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A free-swimming bivalve mollusc, the shell of which is typically white and has a rough, ribbed external surface.
- ‘The file shell, like the scallop, can move very rapidly by clapping its shells together.’
- ‘A spiny file shell can use its foot to bounce up from the bottom and can swim, but file shells have no eyes.’
- ‘The crab was presumably going to try to break it open as soon as possible, but the file shell's acid secretions may have permitted a last-minute escape.’
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.