Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A plant of the daisy family which resembles a dandelion but has a branched stem with several flowers.
- ‘Most dandelions had retreated, but in a several places dandelion lookalikes - hawksbeards, hawkweeds and wild lettuce - were still much in evidence.’
- ‘Hawksbeard is more likely to be found in crops and gardens.’
- ‘You'll find this most common of the hawksbeards ranging anywhere from a few inches to several feet in height.’
- ‘Tapertip hawksbeard is an important food source for sage-grouse.’
- ‘Asiatic false hawksbeard is found from Pennsylvania to Texas and all states southeast, as well as Hawaii.’
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.