Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A bloodsucking European louse fly of wooded areas, attacking horses and other animals.
- ‘One of our good friends from Belgium who works on forest flies finds dozens of new species each time he goes in.’
- ‘A post-mortem found the tigers died of a common parasite carried by forest flies.’
- ‘The sub-genus Fusca or Austenina group are also referred to as forest flies.’
- ‘This brings the moot question to the fore: who else were at fault, besides the obvious parasites and the forest flies which spread the disease?’
- ‘There are also no or few horsefly's during these seasons and we don't see the biting forest flies which we do have during the summer weeks.’
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.