Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A herbaceous plant of north temperate regions, which bears a solitary white flower.
- ‘Both Old Fen and Middle Fen are dominated by a mix of saw sedge and black bog rush, with shows of grass of Parnassus in the calcium-rich spring flushes.’
- ‘Grass of Parnassus is a late summer gem in the Yorkshire Dales.’
- ‘A single stem leaf, located near the midpoint of the flowering stem, makes grass of Parnassus easy to identify.’
- ‘It's rather mysterious how grass of Parnassus got its name, as the leaves look nothing like grass.’
- ‘Grass of Parnassus is not rare but it is uncommon enough to be a pleasant surprise when found.’
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.