Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A red poppy used as an emblem of the Allied soldiers who fell in the First World War.
- ‘In nature one of my favourite sights is a meadow carpeted in scarlet field poppies, also known as the Corn and the Flanders poppy.’
- ‘More recently, Sir Terence Conran included a little patch of the same scarlet Flanders poppies among the white roses in his Commemorative Peace Garden at Chelsea for the Imperial War Museum.’
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.